\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
August 5, 2002
USS Monitor recovered
The USS Monitor was lost off Cape Hatteras in December 1862. Although the ironclad was found in 1974, it waasn't until August 5, 2002, that the ship was recovered from the ocean's floor.