This Day in Oklahoma History


26 October

USS Oklahoma

USS Oklahoma (BB-37), a Nevada-class battleship was the only ship of the United States Navy to be named for the 46th state. Her keel was laid down on 26 October 1912 by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation of Camden, New Jersey. She was launched on 23 March 1914. She was moored in Battleship Row at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, when the Japanese attacked. more...

Saturday, October 26, 1912

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