View Events by Keyword: george gipp


February181895
George Gipp is born
George Gipp was one of the best college players and is born today.
Keywords: football, george gipp, win one for the gipper, knute rockne all american, requiem mass
October241914
The Shift begins to take form
Notre Dame would rebound on the road against South Dakota as a new offense begins to be instilled.
Keywords: football, south dakota, stan cofall, freeman fitzgerald, george gipp
November31916
The Gipper Makes An Appearance
George Gipp would play in his first football game ever and instantly make a name for himself.
Keywords: freshman football, george gipp, the gipper, st ambrose, freeman fitzgerald
November111916
George Gipp Kicks the Winner
George Gipp would ignore his coaches and take the game into his own hands.
Keywords: freshman football, george gipp, the gipper, western state normal, western michigan, frank thomas, alabama, bear bryant
December151920
Requiem Mass for George Gipp
Following George Gipp's death, a requiem mass would be held in the Basilica.
Keywords: george gipp, basilica
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
October41940
Premier of Knute Rockne All American
The film that made the line Win one for the Gipper famous, debuts in downtown South Bend in a star studded affair.
Keywords: knute rockne all american, movie, ronald reagan, the spirit of notre dame, amos alonzo stagg, glenn pop warner, howard jones, george gipp, president, rudy, moreau choir
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
March41945
ND HB was KIA on Iwo Jima
PFC George Birmingham USMC, star HB on the 1942 Notre Dame freshmen football team from Sioux City, Iowa was killed in action on Iwo Jima.
Keywords: world war ii, george birmingham, iwo jima, ed lalley, frank leahy, mike noonan, johnny lujack, emil sitko, george gipp, jack chevigny
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
October171953
Senator JFK takes in a game
In the first year of his Senate seat, John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie would enjoy a Notre Dame victory.
Keywords: football, john f kennedy, jfk, jackie kennedy, president, president kennedy, senator kennedy, frank leahy, knute rockne, george gipp, elmer layden
March91988
Ronald Reagan unveils Rockne stamp
President Reagan, who played George Gipp alongside Knute Rockne, would unveil the Knute Rockne 22-cent stamp.
Keywords: ronald reagan, knute rockne, stamp, football, jacc, joyce athletic convocation center, knute rockne all-american, george gipp, babe zaharias, bobby jones, babe ruth, jim thorpe, roberto clemente, princeton, rutgers, washington and lee
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