Apr. 25, 1913 - The formal charter of the Marine Corps Association was established.
1935 During the Great Depression, Fort Sill's commanding general's responsibility for the discipline and administration of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) companies ended when the CCC headquarters was moved to Oklahoma City and civilian control.
1964 - President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that Gen. William Westmoreland would replace Gen. Paul Harkins as head of U.S. Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) as of June 20. The assignment would put Westmoreland in charge of all American military forces in Vietnam. On March 22, 1968 President Johnson announced that Westmoreland would depart South Vietnam to take on the post of Army Chief of Staff.
2001 - In unusually blunt terms, President George W. Bush warned China that an attack on Taiwan could provoke a U.S. military response.