March 12, 2015: The First ACC Tournament Win
The Irish would have to wait until their second season in the ACC to log a tournament game win.
January 4, 2002: Fr. Hesburgh carries the Olympic Torch
Fr. Hesburgh would carry the Olympic Torch through Notre Dame's campus.
July 13, 2000: President Clinton awards Fr. Hesburgh with Congressional Gold Medal
Fr. Hesburgh is awarded the highest civilian honor from Congress.
September 14, 1964: President Johnson awards Fr. Hesburgh the Medal of Freedom
Fr. Hesburgh receives the highest civilian honor awarded by President Johnson.
September 9, 1957: Fr. Hesburgh appointed to Commission on Civil Rights
President Eisenhower appoints Fr. Hesburgh to the six member Commission on Civil Rights.
June 27, 1952: Fr. Hesburgh is appointed 15th President of Notre Dame
Fr. Hesburgh would be named the 15th president of Notre Dame.
March 6, 2015: The Longest College Hockey Game Ever
Five hours and forty-nine minutes later, a pair of NCAA records would be set with Notre Dame ending on the wrong side of the victory.
June 10, 1940: Fr. Hesburgh returns to the US
With World War II engulfing Europe, Fr. Hesburgh would return to his native soil.
February 10, 1991: Fr. Hesburgh is interviewed on C-SPAN
Following the release of Fr. Hesburgh's autobiography, he is interviewed on C-SPAN.
August 16, 1939: Fr. Hesburgh professed Final Vows
Fr. Hesburgh professed Final Vows.
August 16, 1936: Fr. Hesburgh makes First Profession of Vows
Fr. Hesburgh made his First Profession of Vows
August 15, 1935: Fr. Hesburgh received into Congregation
Fr. Hesburgh is received into the Congregation of Holy Cross.
July 21, 1964: Fr. Hesburgh and Martin Luther King Jr.
Fr. Hesburgh and Martin Luther King Jr. would link arms and stand together at a rally in Chicago.
February 26, 2015: Fr. Hesburgh Passes Away
At the age of 97, President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh passed away at Holy Cross House.
December 11, 1976: The first nonconference loss at Pauley Pavilion for UCLA
UCLA would lose a nonconference game for the first time at Pauley Pavilion, making their record 115-1.