Vincennes Events in History

1988 Event - U.S. Vincennes in Strait of Hormoez shoots Iran Airbus A300, kills 290

1968 Event - WVUT TV channel 22 in Vincennes, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

1949 Birthday - Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut, Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS-93

1913 Birthday - Red Skelton, born in Vincennes, Indiana, comedian, Red Skelton Show

1861 Event - Naval Engagement at Fernandina, FL-USS Vincennes ends rebel blockade

1826 Event - USS Vincennes leaves New York to become 1st warship to circumnavigate globe

1784 Event - Marquis de Sade transferred from Vincennes fortress to the Bastille

1779 Event - George Rogers Clark captures Vincennes (Ind) from British

1777 Event - de Sade arrested without charge, imprisoned in Vincennes fortress