1923 - The commandant of the Field Artillery School, Maj. Gen. Ernest Hines, wrote in his annual report about the poor condition of the school’s facilities and recommended a building program to erect permanent buildings for the school because most of the school’s buildings were temporary, dilapidated and built during World War I.
1955 - The U.S. House of Representatives voted to extend the Selective Service (draft) until 1959.
1996 - Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery, activated at Fort Sill, Okla. (organic elements concurrently activated). The unit was Inactivated Mar. 15, 2007.
2003 - Abid Hamid Mahmud al-Tikriti, number 4 on the U.S. deck of "most wanted" cards list, surrendered in a private home in Tikrit following an informants’ tip.