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Document for August 4th:
Presidential Proclamation Commemorating the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Founding of the United States Coast Guard

Presidential Proclamation 3664 of August 3, 1965, by President Lyndon B. Johnson commemorating the one hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary, on August 4, 1965, of the founding of the United States Coast Guard at Newburyport, Massachusetts., 08/03/1965 (National Archives Identifier: 299986); Presidential Proclamations, 1791 - 1991; General Records of the United States Government, 1778 - 1992; Record Group 11; National Archives.

The one hundred and seventy-fifth anniversary of the United States Coast Guard on August 4, 1965, was commemorated in this Proclamation by President Lyndon B. Johnson. A precursor to the Coast Guard, the Revenue Cutter Service was created on August 4, 1790, and it was later merged with the Life-Saving Service to form the U.S. Coast Guard in 1915.
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