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U.S. Naval Academy opens as a four year institution

Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 1857
07/01/1850
The United States Naval Academy opened as a four year institution in Annapolis, Maryland.  It had earlier been known as the Naval School and had graduated short duration classes since July 1846. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 417.

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