National Navy Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: October 27, 2017 is National Navy Day.

Navy Day

Navy Day is the original day to celebrate the UNITED STATE Navy, and though this party officially was switched out by Armed Forces Day (Third Saturday in May for the U.S.) in 1949, the parties of Navy Day continue on, specifically within the Naval force itself. In addition, research carried out in the 1970s showed the 'true' birthday party of the United States Navy to be October 13th, and the date was officially altered-- nonetheless, the entrenched celebration still holds guide, and October 27th is still usually celebrated instead.

The 27th October was suggested as a day to acknowledge the special day of among the Naval force's supporters which was Aide Secretary of the Naval force in 1897, Theodore Roosevelt.

Prior to 1949 the U.S. Naval force would certainly send its ships to numerous ports for Navy Day, with 1945 having a huge occasion; the current President (President Harry S Truman) examined the fleet in the Nyc Port, and there are pictures of ships docked along the Hudson Stream for the occasions.

Navy Day was last officially observed on October 27th 1949 when Louis A. Johnson directed that the U.S. Naval force's participation in such events would occur in Could, On Armed Forces Day. He was the assistant of the recently made Division of Defense.

The Navy League was not had an effect on by this decision as it is a Civillian Organisation, and they continued to organise occasions as before.

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