On 24 July 1940, Bathurst-class corvette, HMAS Whyalla (J153) was laid down at Broken Hill Pty Co. Ltd in whyalla, south Australia.
On 15 July 1953, Gato-class submarine USS Cavalla (SSK-244) was commissioned for the third time, after her conversion to a hunter-killer submarine. The SSK conversion included remodeling Cavalla's bow with the addition of a curved housing for a BQR-4 sonar system. The conversion included removal of two bow torpedo tubes, along with remodeling the original conning tower and bridge into the sail visible today.
on 15 July 2015, a three alarm fire broke out aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway (CV-41) prompting the ship to be evacuated.