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October 27 is National Navy Day!

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Posted at 2:46 PM, Oct 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 14:46:07-04

NORFOLK, Va. – October 27 is National Navy Day!

Navy Day was originally sponsored by the Navy league in 1922.

The day is designed to give recognition to the Naval service.

The Navy League of New York proposed that the official observance Friday is in honor of President Theodore Roosevelt who was born on the same day back in 1858.

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