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

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.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Education/Culture
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