U.S. Coast Guard Birthday photo and pictures (4 August 1790), The Coast Guard is celebrating its 223rd year this August 4th. The history of the United States Coast Guard goes back to the Revenue Cutter Service, which was founded on 4 August 1790 as part of the Department of the Treasury. You can share United States Coast Guard on other social sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus Stumble Upon used. I will love you until the stars go out and the tides no longer turn.!