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May251917
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Keywords: father hesburgh, father joyce, president eisenhower, civil rights, martin luther king jr, father doyle, father collins, international atomic energy agency, holy cross
December91935
FDR speaks at the Fieldhouse
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt would come to campus for a special convocation and speak in the Fieldhouse.
Keywords: fdr, lafortune, stonehenge, fieldhouse, chicago, president, president roosevelt, president ohara, father john ohara
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
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
September91957
Fr. Hesburgh appointed to Commission on Civil Rights
President Eisenhower appoints Fr. Hesburgh to the six member Commission on Civil Rights.
Keywords: father hesburgh, commission on civil rights, president eisenhower
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
December21960
Dr. Dooley writes letter to Fr. Hesburgh
Dr. Tom Dooley would provide much needed healthcare to Southeast Asia. While on his death bed he would write a letter to Father Hesburgh.
Keywords: dr tom dooley, father hesburgh, grotto, alumni association, president kennedy, navy, peace corps
February91962
Fr. Hesburgh appears on Time cover
Father Hesburgh would quickly rise to the presidency at Notre Dame and from there an international delegate.
Keywords: time, father hesburgh, president eisenhower, pope pius xii, atomic energy agency, civil rights commission, national science board, time
September141964
President Johnson awards Fr. Hesburgh the Medal of Freedom
Fr. Hesburgh receives the highest civilian honor awarded by President Johnson.
Keywords: medal of freedom, president johnson, father hesburgh, commission on civil rights, aaron copeland, walt disney, helen keller, john steinbeck, carl vinson
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
December11968
ACC opens
Replacing the old Fieldhouse, the new Athletic Convocation Center is opened with a week of festivities.
Keywords: acc, jacc, athletic convocation center, basketball, volleyball, womens basketball, hockey, rolfs aquatic center, father ned joyce, the pit, elvis presley, frank sinatra, elton john, u2, boxing, streak, bill cosby, andy williams, president ford, president carter, president reagan, president bush, president obama
March171975
President Ford speaks at the ACC
President Ford would speak on the campus of Notre Dame during the morning of St. Patrick's Day.
Keywords: president ford, st patricks day, acc, athletic convocation center, father hesburgh, moose krause, dan devine, digger phelps, air force one, dick cheney, michigan
May221977
President Carter gives the commencement address
President Carter became the second President of the United States to give the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, commencement, president carter, father hesburgh
July132000
President Clinton awards Fr. Hesburgh with Congressional Gold Medal
Fr. Hesburgh is awarded the highest civilian honor from Congress.
Keywords: father hesburgh, president clinton, congressional gold medal
November182012
God Made Notre Dame #1
For the first time in 18 years, Notre Dame football is number one.
Keywords: football, number one, southern cal, ricky watters, tony brooks, anthony barr, president clinton, meat loaf, ara parseghian
February262015
Fr. Hesburgh Passes Away
At the age of 97, President Emeritus Fr. Theodore Hesburgh passed away at Holy Cross House.
Keywords: father hesburgh, csc, honorary degree, grotto, basilica, martin luther king jr, president johnson, president clinton, medal of freedom, congressional gold medal, president eisenhower, commission on civil rights