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March11837
Congregation of Holy Cross Founded
Father Moreau founded the Congregation of Holy Cross 175 years ago in France. Since then, missions have been started across the globe.
Keywords: holy cross, basil moreau, csc, congregation of holy cross, congregatio a sancta cruce, cross, anchors, university of portland
March22012
Adrian Dantley inducted into Ring of Honor
One of the greatest players at Notre Dame, Adrian Dantley will be enshrined into the team Ring of Honor.
Keywords: basketball, ring of honor, adrian dantley, luke harangody, ruth riley, austin carr, jacc, joyce center, digger phelps, providence, all american
March22014
The Perfect Regular Season
For the first time in program history, the women's basketball team would finish the regular season without a loss.
Keywords: womens basketball, north carolina state, big east, acc, miami, florida state, acc tournament
March31972
King Kersten elected Student Body President
Long live the King! Robert Kersten's reign as Student Body President began today alongside his unusual running mate.
Keywords: purdue, king kersten, student government, zahm, robert calhoun kersten, st joseph lake, cavanaugh, walsh
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
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
March51977
ND defeats #1 and 29-0 San Francisco
29. And. One. San Francisco came to the ACC with a perfect record but did not leave with it intact.
Keywords: basketball, san francisco, digger phelps, dave batton, toby knight, bill paterno, rich branning, students, mvp, nbc, acc, athletic convocation center
March62012
Sports Database Added
Six months later, we are still adding new features - check out the Sports Database.
Keywords: tindh
March62015
The Longest College Hockey Game Ever
Five hours and forty-nine minutes later, a pair of NCAA records would be set with Notre Dame ending on the wrong side of the victory.
Keywords: hockey, massachusetts, hockey easy tournament, cal peterson, hockey band, record, quinnipac, union, alabama huntsville, ncaa tournament
March71970
Austin Carr owns Ohio
Austin Carr set the NCAA record for points in a NCAA Tournament game.
Keywords: basketball, austin carr, ohio, ncaa tournament, record
March81989
First ND Softball game
The softball team would play its first game and win. Since then, the Irish have continued to win every year.
Keywords: softball, kentucky wesleyan, brian boulac, liz miller, deanna gumpf, big east, big east tournament, ncaa tournament, melissa cook stadium, ivy field, western michigan
March82014
New Longest WBB Win Streak
The women surpass their win streak set just a year earlier.
Keywords: womens basketball, north carolina state, acc tournament, softball, mens tennis, womens soccer, mens soccer, baseball, football, mens basketball
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
March101953
The First NCAA Tournament Game
The Notre Dame men would emerge victorious in their first ever NCAA Tournament game.
Keywords: basketball, ncaa tournament, ucla, holy cross, louisville, depaul, eastern kentucky, jack stephens, william sullivan, richard rosenthal, gerald mcclosky, joe bertrand, norbert lewinski, jim gibbons, john jordan
March101988
Rockne, TX opens its post office for a day
A small town in Texas, with a great name, would open its doors for only one day.
Keywords: rockne texas, stamp, knute rockne, sacred heart
March111958
Most Rebounds in a Game
Notre Dame controlled the boards throughout the game and came away victorious with two NCAA tournament records.
Keywords: basketball, tennessee tech, ncaa tournament, john mccarthy, tom hawkins, michael graney, thomas reinhart, robert devine, james williams, eugene duffey, michael ireland, robert bradtke, edward gleason
March112012
The TINDH Bracket
The Today in ND History Bracket is out!
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh
March122013
The First (and Last) Big East Tournament Championship
Notre Dame would appear victorious in a Big East Tournament championship game for the only time.
Keywords: womens basketball, big east, connecticut, acc, kayla mcbride. skylar diggins, jewell loyd
March122015
The First ACC Tournament Win
The Irish would have to wait until their second season in the ACC to log a tournament game win.
Keywords: basketball, miami, acc tournament, jerian grant, duke, north carolina, north carolina state, wake forest, louisville
March132012
TINDH Bracket - Round of 64
Voting for the first round of the Today in ND History Bracket opens today! Be sure to get your votes in.
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh
March132015
Moving to the Conference Finals
In the third game against Duke this season, Notre Dame would win for the second time and advance to the conference tournament finals for the first time ever.
Keywords: basketball, duke, big east tournament, acc tournament, miami, father jenkins, mike brey, jack swarbrick, bonzie colson, north carolina, womens basketball
March141850
A Letter to Henry Clay
After reading one of Henry Clay's letters on campus, the University sent a response to his office in Washington D.C.
Keywords: henry clay, gardner jones
March141970
Many Records Set in the Loss
Notre Dame finished with a 21-8 record, but set 7 NCAA records in the loss.
Keywords: basketball, iowa, austin carr, mideast regional third place game, ncaa tournament
March152012
TINDH Bracket - Round of 32
Voting for the second round of the Today in ND History Bracket opens today! Be sure to get your votes in.
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh
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
March202012
TINDH Bracket - Sweet Sixteen
The Sweet Sixteen of the Today in ND History Bracket is now available for voting!
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh
March212004
Hockey receive first NCAA invitation
The hockey team would be rewarded for their 20 win season with a place in the NCAA Tournament.
Keywords: hockey, ncaa tournament, minnesota, minnesota duluth, michigan state, dave poulin, don lucia
March222007
Leprechaun on Pros versus Joes
In a battle of mascot challenges, the Leprechaun faces off against Bucky the Badger and the Nittany Lion. The Leprechaun has to win since he doesn't have a giant foam head, right?
Keywords: leprechaun, kevin braun, pros vs joes, wisconsin, penn state, daryl strawberry, andre reed, cobi jones, spud webb
March222014
Softball cancelled due to...cold
The ACC has some funny rules.
Keywords: softball, acc, pittsburgh, big east
March222014
National Championship and American Record
Reaney would swim even faster than before and bring home the first individual championship.
Keywords: womens swimming and diving, emma reaney, national championship, american record, ncaa record
March232012
TINDH Bracket - Elite Eight
Voting for the Elite Eight is now open! Only a few days to vote.
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh
March241965
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home
John Goldfarb, former player and military pilot, crashes in Fawzia. In order for the U.S. Government to bring him home, Notre Dame must throw a football game against Fawzia University.
Keywords: movie, john goldfarb please come home, shirley maclaine, rudy, knute rockne all american, father hesburgh
March242014
New Longest Win Streak
The women's basketball team has won more games in a row than any team at ND.
Keywords: womens basketball, arizona state, ncaa tournament, fencing, softball, mens tennis, womens soccer, mens soccer, baseball, football, mens basketball
March262012
TINDH Bracket - Final Four
Voting for the Final Four is now open! Get your votes in and help us decide!
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh
March302012
TINDH Bracket - Championship
The final round of voting is now open! Get your votes in for the most important event in Notre Dame's history.
Keywords: tindh bracket, tindh