1863: USRC Agassiz defends Fort Anderson at New Bern, NC from a Confederate attack.
1902: All but one of the members of the crew of the Monomoy (MA) Life-Saving Station perish during the attempted rescue of the crew of the wrecked coal barge Wadena.
1941: CGC Cayuga leaves Boston with South Greenland Survey Expedition on board to locate airfields, seaplane bases, radio and meteorological stations, and aids to navigation in Greenland.
1982: Navy Secretary John Lehman testified before Congress on behalf of the Coast Guard.  He characterized the relationship between the Navy and the Coast Guard as being "close and warm." He also praised the new NAVGARD Board, created in November 1980, to formalize the relationship between the two services.