View Events by Keyword: great fire


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
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
September181963
Memorial Library opens
Hesburgh's vision to expand campus to previously unseen sizes started with the library. The student population would come nine years later.
Keywords: library, great fire, father hesburgh, bond hall, touchdown jesus, word of life