Today in U.S. Naval History: October 2

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Wednesday, October 02, 2013

1799 - Establishment of Washington Navy Yard

1939 - Foreign ministers of countries of the Western Hemisphere agree to establish a neutrality zone around the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North and South America to be enforced by the U. S. Navy

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