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March41888
Knute Rockne is born
Knute Rockne is born today in Norway and head a variety of jobs besides head football coach.
Keywords: knute rockne, football, track, chemistry, army, forward pass, julius nieuwland, studebaker
December181912
Jesse Harper contacts West Point
Jesse Harper wouldn't worry about getting new players during his first year, he made sure to play more top-tier opponents.
Keywords: football, jesse harper, army, yale
November11913
The Forward Pass beats Army
Notre Dame showcases the forward pass on the national stage and makes itself known as a legitimate team.
Keywords: football, army, forward pass, jesse harper, amos alonzo stagg, dwight david eisenhower, university of chicago, knute rockne, gus dorais, michigan, penn state, texas, navy, catholics, joe pliska
October31914
Without Rockne and Dorais, the team still wins
In a new year and a new team, Harper would continue his winning ways.
Keywords: football, alma, jesse harper, army, texas, penn state, gus dorais, knute rockne, joe dorais, joe gargan, culver, stan cofall, charlie bachman, deak jones, ray eichenlaub, dutch bergman, joe pliska
November71914
Army used the forward pass to win
A year after Notre Dame shocked the world, Army used the forward pass to win this year.
Keywords: football, army, ray eichenlach, dutch bergman, stan cofall
November261914
Notre Dame defeats another eastern power
Ray Eichenlaub would be back to full strength and be a force on both sides of the ball.
Keywords: football, syracuse, ray eichenlaub, yale, army, jesse harper, deak jones, hollis king, ralph lathrop, george holmes, dutch bergman, art larkin, alvin berger, rupert mills
November271915
Winning the state of Texas
Notre Dame would take the train down to Texas for two games and came home with two victories.
Keywords: football, rice, jesse harper, creighton, alma, haskell, south dakota, army, nebraska, texas
February141916
ND NYC alumni club founded
Responsible for creating the subway alumni, the Notre Dame Club of New York is officially registered.
Keywords: alumni, new york city, father sorin, monsignor luke j evers, father john w cavanaugh, football, army, yankee stadium, ebbets field, polo grounds, subway alumni
November81921
The Longest Dropkick
On a Tuesday, three days after playing Army, Notre Dame would let the ball fly.
Keywords: football, paul castner, rutgers, polo grounds, new york city, grantland rice, iowa, knute rockne, army, army, west point, tuesday
October181924
Adam Walsh and his two broken hands
Trying to outsmart the Cadets, Adam Walsh would end up with two broken hands.
Keywords: football, army, adam walsh, polo grounds, harry stuhldreher, jesse harper, knute rockne, elmer layden, four horsemen, seven mules, 7 mules
October191924
The Four Horsemen Get Their Name
Outlined against a blue-gray October sky, the Four Horsemen rode again...
Keywords: football, army, knute rockne, four horsemen, grantland rice, harry stuhldreher, don miller, elmer layden, jim crowley, polo grounds, baseball stadium
November271926
Rockne skips the football game
Confident in his team's ability, Coach Rockne decides to stay in Chicago instead of traveling with the team.
Keywords: football, knute rockne, carnegie tech, army, navy, southern cal, beloit
November101928
Win One for the Gipper
In the middle of Rockne's worst season at Notre Dame, Rockne would relay the story of George Gipp to fire up his team.
Keywords: football, army, knute rockne, win one for the gipper, george gipp, yankee stadium, baseball stadium, knute rockne all american, airplane, jack chevigny, john niemiec, johnny obrien
November301929
The 100-yard Interception
Jack Elder's record still stands today.
Keywords: football, army, knute rockne, jack elder, national championship
November101934
The final loss on the season
Notre Dame would control the ball but be unable to score.
Keywords: football, navy, elmer layden, army, southern cal
November241934
Shutting down the Cadets
In the annual Yankee Stadium game against Army, Notre Dame would win the third straight against the Cadets.
Keywords: football, army, william shakespeare, dom vairo, dan hanley, andy pilney, jack robinson, joe sullican, joe stancook, elmer layden, yankee stadium
October61935
Jake Kline coaches the JV Squad
Junior Varsity Coach Jake Kline would have some interesting pep talks for his 'Hamburger' Teams.
Keywords: junior varsity football, niagara, knute rockne, world war ii, jake kline, miami, army, yankee stadium
November271943
Champions & Heismans After A Loss
Despite losing their final game of the season, Notre Dame would still be declared the 1943 National Champions. Meanwhile, Angelo Bertelli would win the Heisman Trophy.
Keywords: football, great lakes naval training school, heisman, angelo bertelli, army, navy, iowa pre-flight, michigan, northwestern, georgia tech, purdue, johnny lujack, emil sitko, steve juzwik, pete kelly, mike romano, frank leahy, ara parseghian, leon hart
November111944
A loss for the war effort
The largest deficit a Notre Dame team would incur had a larger impact helping the Allied war effort.
Keywords: football, army, yankee stadium, frank leahy, world war ii, navy, battle of the bulge, armistice day
February191945
The Assault on Iwo Jima: D-Day in Japan
A Notre Dame hero would become an American hero on the shores of Iwo Jima, fighting for the boys.
Keywords: jack chevigny, world war ii, d-day, iwo jima, angelo bertelli, texas, army, knute rockne, george gipp, win one for the gipper, football
November31945
The Only Tie Verse Navy
The 1945 Notre Dame-Navy game was probably the strangest game in the series - who played for which team; the 'incident' regarding ND back Elmer Angsman; and the controversial final moments.
Keywords: football, navy, world war ii, elmer angsman, fred earley, bob kelly, bob van summern, frank ruggerio, holy cross, george ratterman, bill leonard, boley dancewicz, phil colella, frank leahy, army, don mcauliffe
November91946
Game of the Century II: Army
With the team back to full strength following World War II, the Fighting Irish look to get even with the top ranked Army Cadets.
Keywords: football, army, tie, one versus two, game of the century, frank leahy, yankee stadium, world war ii, heisman, record, baseball stadium
October71950
Purdue plays the giant killer
#1 Notre Dame came into this game riding a 39 game unbeaten streak dating back to 1946 and put it all the line against unranked Purdue.
Keywords: football, purdue, streak, great lakes, hugh devore, yankee stadium, army, southern cal, frank leahy, game of the century, north carolina, class of 1950, leon hart, heisman
October51951
The first-ever night game
For the first time under the lights, Notre Dame would take the field. The change in kickoff time would have no affect on the Irish.
Keywords: football, night game, detroit, baseball stadium, gus dorias, loyola, boston college, knute rockne, army, frank leahy, indiana university, john petitbon, johnny lattner, ralph gugliemi, heisman
October91965
ND's only game in Shea Stadium
Months after the Beatles would run out onto the field of Shea Stadium, Notre Dame would play Army in yet another New York baseball stadium.
Keywords: football, army, shea stadium, baseball stadium, ara parseghian, bill zloch, tom schoen, richard nixon, president, polo grounds, yankee stadium, ebbets field
October141967
Turnovers plague the Irish
Notre Dame would turn the ball over nine times and lose for the last time in 1967.
Keywords: football, southern cal, oj simpson, terry hanratty, coley obrien, bob belden, frank dancewicz, army
December111973
Digger gets revenge against Bob Knight
After getting embarrassed two years earlier, Digger's team would win on the road at #3 Indiana.
Keywords: basketball, indiana, bob knight, gary brokaw, ray martin, billy paterno, john shumate, adrian dantley, fordham, army
October141995
ND stops Army's potential winning 2pt conversion
Reeling backwards, Notre Dame makes a last minute stand by a small guy with a big heart.
Keywords: football, army, meadowlands, giants stadium, ivory covington
May272013
A Memorial Day tribute: ND football players who died in WWII
As a salute to Memorial Day, numerous Notre Dame athletes and alumni served in the armed forces in both World War I and World War II. Today, the 18 football players who sacrificed their lives for our freedom are remembered.
Keywords: football, memorial day, hercules boreolos, george birmingham, harold borer, jack chevigny, tom creevy, louis curran, frank cusick, ted dorosh, norb ellrott, allen elward jr, vince harrington, wayne johnston, john mcginnis, george murphy, martin oreilly, howard petschel, robert callahan, arnold mcinerney, knute rockne, world war ii, world war i, yankee stadium, army, texas, track team, shot put, emil sitko, george gipp, hunk anderson, iwo jima, bob dove, purdue, marquette, okinawa, john murphy, hering award, francis pieri