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October131161
Founder's Day - The feast of Saint Edward
The feast day of the patron saint of our school's founder, Father Edward Sorin, is celebrated.
Keywords: founders day, father sorin, feast day, saint edward
February61814
Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C. Born
Father Sorin is born in a small French village that would harbor French Catholic priests.
Keywords: father sorin, basil moreau, bishop brute
May271838
Father Sorin ordained
Father Sorin is ordained in France, joining the Congregation of Holy Cross.
Keywords: father sorin, basil moreau, congregation of holy cross, bishop bouvier, bishop hailendière
February101839
Fr. Petit dies in St Louis
Father Petit ministered to the Potawatomi and joined them on their forced removal. Unfortunately he would fall ill before being able to return to Indiana.
Keywords: father petit, father sorin, bishop brute, potawatomi indians, ste marie des lacs
September131841
Fr. Sorin arrives in New York
Father Sorin and crew make the long journey to the New World.
Keywords: father sorin, holy cross, father moreau
October101841
Sorin arrives in Vincennes
Father Sorin and his traveling mates finish the second leg of their journey.
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November261842
Sorin arrives at ND
Over a year and two months after Sorin left France and spent a year in southern Indiana, Father Sorin and his crew arrived in South Bend to start a great university.
Keywords: father sorin, father badin, alexis coquillard
June61843
Reinforcements set sail
Two years prior, the original seven founders of Notre Dame set sail from France. Today, six more would cross the sea to join them.
Keywords: father sorin, holy cross, brothers of holy cross, sisters of holy cross, father cointet, father marivault, father gouesse
June71865
Maj. Gen. William Tecumsuh Sherman speaks at graduation
Two months after receiving the surrender of the Confederate general and the Civil War ending, General Sherman returns home to South Bend and gives the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, general sherman, civil war, commencement, mother angela, minim, father sorin, st marys, general grant, robert e lee
May311871
Basilica cornerstone laid
The cornerstone of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart is laid today to replace the previous Sacred Heart Church.
Keywords: basilica, sacred heart, civil war, main building, dome, father sorin, father granger, brother harding
February261876
The Centennial Scholastic
In preparation of the United States' 100th Birthday, the Scholastic put together a written history of Notre Dame.
Keywords: scholastic, centennial, declaration of independence, father sorin, potawatomi, st josephs lake, minim, orestes a brownson, john carroll, baseball, father patrick dillon, basilica, washington hall
April211879
Father Sorin leaves for Europe
Father Sorin leaves for Europe, yet again.
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September81879
School session resumes following the Great Fire
Despite losing almost everything, Notre Dame rebuilds itself and reopens. What though the odds...
Keywords: father corby, great fire, minims, law school, father sorin, basilica, main building
June171886
Dr. Brownson's body brought to ND
Dr. Orestes A. Brownson is laid to final rest at Notre Dame in the Basilica's crypt.
Keywords: brownson hall, north quad, orestes a brownson, father sorin, father de seille, father petit, father cointet, sacred heart church, basilica, crypt
September221886
The Dome and Mary gilded with gold leaf
Father Sorin was a man with a grand vision and today his full dream was completed.
Keywords: dome, father sorin, great fire, saint marys, washington hall, mother angela, mary phalen
October311893
Fr. Sorin passes away
The founder of the University of Notre Dame passes away at the age of 79.
Keywords: father sorin, st edwards, great fire, shipwreck, minims, holy cross cemetery, cemetery, father john cavanuagh, father zahm
November161912
Hickey's Family History Tied To Notre Dame
We are very excited the Hickey family is willing to share their family history with us. Their family has deep ties to South Bend and Notre Dame.
Keywords: hickey, baseball, john hickey, thomas hickey, father sorin, sacred heart church, bell, knute rockne, zahm, breen-phillips, farley, st liam hall, fire station, power plant, baptism, secret pass, hunk anderson, football, john hickey jr, father hesburgh, john wooden, pearl harbor, world war ii, nd today
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
September271946
Brother Angelus aka Brother Dome
Brother Angelus had the distinction of being the only person alive at Notre Dame to have personally known Father Sorin.
Keywords: brother angelus, brother dome, father sorin, father corby, knute rockne, george gipp, frank leahy, st edwards hall
June271952
Fr. Hesburgh is appointed 15th President of Notre Dame
Fr. Hesburgh would be named the 15th president of Notre Dame.
Keywords: father hesburgh, father cavanaugh, father sorin
February231960
VP Nixon receives Patriot of the Year Award
Vice President Richard Nixon would receive the Patriot of the Year Award and use it for his Presidential run.
Keywords: patriot of the year award, richard nixon, vice president, father sorin, washington birthday, richard corbett, father hesburgh, henry cabot lodge
June51960
The 1960 Commencement Exercises - I Like Ike and Pope
The 1960 Commencement exercises included President Eisenhower, future Pope Paul VI, and Dr. Tom Dooley.
Keywords: tom dooley, president eisenhower, commencement, graduation, father sorin, south quad, stadium, pope paul vi, cardinal montini, father hesburgh, west point