Today In History- March 16

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West Point established as supreme military training academy.

  • West Point, New York

A supreme example of military tradition, on Mar. 16, 1802, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point was established.  West Point is one of the oldest military institutions in the world, and represents the tradition that has sustained the U.S. through several wars and conflicts.