12 May 1936

Germany
  • The first prototype of the Messerschmitt Bf 110 made its maiden flight from Augsburg-Haunstetten, Germany, with test pilot Rudolf Opitz at the controls. ww2dbase [Bf 110 | AC]
United Kingdom
  • The keel of HMS Cachalot was laid down by the Scotts Shipbuilding and Engineering Company in Greenock, Scotland, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Cachalot (Grampus-class) | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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