1. During the 1930s and 40s this was the only airlines authorized to carry the American flag to other nations.
2. The USS Constitution earned its nickname “Old Ironsides” in its battle with this ship.
3. On 5 May 1778, on Washington’s recommendation, Congress appointed this man inspector general of the army.
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