\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
January 29, 1944
Last US Battleship launched
The last US battleship, the USS Missouri (BB-63), was christened and launched on January 29, 1944. Miss Margaret Truman, daughter of Senator Harry S. Truman, had the honor of being the Missouri's sponsor.