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Fr. Hesburgh steps down as president
Father Hesburgh hangs up the president hat and puts on the caravan hat.
Keywords: father hesburgh, father joyce, father malloy, monk malloy, lewis hall
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
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
The Basketball Tournament: Notre Dame Fighting Alumni
The Basketball Tournament: 32 teams in a single elimination bracket with the winning team getting $500,000.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, chris thomas, torin francis, russell carter, colin falls, kieran piller, rob kurz, ryan ayers, zach hillesland, tory jackson, tyrone nash, mike brey, notre dame fighting alumni
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
TBT Sweet 16 and Elite 8
After an opening round victory, the Notre Dame Fighting Alumni played in the Sweet 16 and Elite 8.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, notre dame fighting alumni, chris thomas, ryan ayers, rob kurz
First College World Series appearance
The baseball team makes its first appearance in a College World Series game.
Keywords: baseball, college world series, iowa state, football, elmer kohort, jim cusack, eddie hurley, james carideo, steve johnson, bob senecal, gene duffy, jim morris, tom bujnowski, chuck symeon, frank carideo
TBT Final Four
With victory secured on the opening weekend, the Fighting Alumni would advance to the championship game. One win away from half a million dollars.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, notre dame fighting alumni, russell carter
First College World Series win
After losing their first game, Notre Dame staves off elimination by humiliating Northern Colorado.
Keywords: baseball, college world series, northern colorado, jake kline, chuck symeon
Fr. Hesburgh returns to the US
With World War II engulfing Europe, Fr. Hesburgh would return to his native soil.
Keywords: father hesburgh, gregorian university, holy cross college, catholic university
Second College World Series win
After a big win, Notre Dame continues out and shuts out the Longhorns.
Keywords: baseball, college world series, texas, penn state, chuck symeon, jim morris
College World Series Semi-final
Notre Dame would make it to the semi-finals of the College World Series and face undefeated Penn State.
Keywords: baseball, college world series, penn state, gene duffy, california, jim morris, jake kline, new york yankees
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
Corner stone of Science Hall laid
The corner stone for the new Science Hall is laid.
Keywords: lafortune, science hall, bishop watterson
Brady Quinn sings with Poison
Brady Quinn. Bret Michaels. Sounds like nothing. Except maybe a good time.
Keywords: brady quinn, poison, bret michaels, cleveland browns
Fr. Hesburgh ordained a C.S.C. Priest
Father Hesburgh recently celebrated serving 70 years as a C.S.C. priest.
Keywords: father hesburgh, holy cross, sacred heart church, guinness book of world records, honorary degrees
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
The Basketball Tournament Championship
After winning the first four games by an average of 15 points, the Notre Dame Fighting Alumni head to Boston looking to win it all.
Keywords: tbt, mens basketball, the basketball tournament, mike brey, ryan ayers, russell carter, luke harangody, tim abromaitis