April 21, 1917: Track team ties the world record
The track and field relay team would set a Drake Relays record and tie the world record mark.
March 4, 1945: 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.
February 23, 1945: Six Notre Dame men are freed from prison camp by Domers
Six Notre Dame men would be liberated from a Japanese prison camp by a fellow Domer.
March 13, 2015: 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.
March 12, 2015: The First ACC Tournament Win
The Irish would have to wait until their second season in the ACC to log a tournament game win.
January 4, 2002: Fr. Hesburgh carries the Olympic Torch
Fr. Hesburgh would carry the Olympic Torch through Notre Dame's campus.
July 13, 2000: President Clinton awards Fr. Hesburgh with Congressional Gold Medal
Fr. Hesburgh is awarded the highest civilian honor from Congress.
September 14, 1964: President Johnson awards Fr. Hesburgh the Medal of Freedom
Fr. Hesburgh receives the highest civilian honor awarded by President Johnson.
September 9, 1957: Fr. Hesburgh appointed to Commission on Civil Rights
President Eisenhower appoints Fr. Hesburgh to the six member Commission on Civil Rights.
June 27, 1952: Fr. Hesburgh is appointed 15th President of Notre Dame
Fr. Hesburgh would be named the 15th president of Notre Dame.
March 6, 2015: 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.
June 10, 1940: Fr. Hesburgh returns to the US
With World War II engulfing Europe, Fr. Hesburgh would return to his native soil.
February 10, 1991: Fr. Hesburgh is interviewed on C-SPAN
Following the release of Fr. Hesburgh's autobiography, he is interviewed on C-SPAN.
August 16, 1939: Fr. Hesburgh professed Final Vows
Fr. Hesburgh professed Final Vows.
August 16, 1936: Fr. Hesburgh makes First Profession of Vows
Fr. Hesburgh made his First Profession of Vows