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Calendar: U.S. Coast Guard Birthday -- 1790

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Title

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday -- 1790 

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Start Time

8/4/2017 12:00 AM 

End Time

8/4/2017 11:59 PM 

Description

The U.S. Coast Guard traces its history back to 4 August 1790 when the first Congress of the United States authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws to prevent smuggling. In 1915, it took on additional responsiblities that includes saving life at sea and enforcing U.S. maritime laws by a merger of the Life-Saving Service and the Revenue Cutter Service.

All Day Event

Yes 

Recurrence

Every year on August 4 

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Created at 1/18/2009 12:12 PM  by D.W. Heiser 
Last modified at 1/18/2009 12:12 PM  by D.W. Heiser