War of Jenkins' Ear / First reconnaissance mission in airplane - October 23


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The War of Jenkin's Ear, known in Spain as Guerra del Asiento, began on this day in 1739. / On this day in 1911, Italian Captain Carlo Piazza flew the first aerial reconnaissance mission in a Blériot XI during the Italo-Turkish War.

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