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October 14, 1967:  Turnovers plague the Irish  -Olson
     Notre Dame would turn the ball over nine times and lose for the last time in 1967.

September 30, 1967:  Hanratty slings it around  -IrishTrpt07 & Olson
     Terry Hanratty would throw the ball more than ever before. And more than anyone else since.

February 23, 1970:  The night that Sid Catlett missed the bus  -Olson
     Despite there being 11 members of the basketball team, only 7 would be on the bus heading down to Butler.

September 19, 1942:  The T Formation is unveiled at home  -IrishTrpt07
     In an underrated scrimmage Coach Leahy unveils the new T Formation, doing away with the Rockne Shift.

October 18, 1969:  Did Dewey Clip?  -IrishTrpt07
     For the second year in a row, the ND-SC game ended in a tie.

November 28, 1959:  The Final USC Game at ND in November  -IrishTrpt07
     Weather and losing played a factor in Southern Cal requesting the games at Notre Dame be moved from November.

November 29, 1958:  Terry Brennan's Last Game  -Olson
     Terry Brennan would cherish the victory at Southern Cal, as it would be his last on the Irish sidelines.

October 18, 1924:  Adam Walsh and his two broken hands  -Olson
     Trying to outsmart the Cadets, Adam Walsh would end up with two broken hands.

October 24, 1964:  The Defensive Stalwart  -Olson
     The Irish Defense would have their way with the Indians and push Stanford around all day.

October 26, 1963:  Stanford's First Victory  -Olson
     After beating Southern Cal and UCLA in the prior two games, Notre Dame looked for their third consecutive win over a school in California (guess the title gives away the outcome however).

October 10, 1942:  The "T" Formation  -Olson
     Leahy would do away with Rockne's famed Box Formation and introduce the new T Formation.

January 1, 1925:  ND's First Bowl Game - The Rose Bowl  -Olson
     Following a multiweek trip out west, Rockne's undefeated team would play in their first (and only) Rose Bowl Game.

November 3, 1945:  The Only Tie Verse Navy  -Olson
     The 1945 Notre Dame-Navy game was probably the strangest game in the series - who played for which team; the 'incident' regarding ND back Elmer Angsman; and the controversial final moments.

November 2, 1974:  Ara Decides To Hang It Up  -Olson
     When the Navy punter would be the hero, ND hangs on to win but Ara nears the end of his 11-year head coaching career.

November 1, 1969:  A Record Setting Offensive Day  -Olson
     Notre Dame would set many offensive records that still stand today in their shutout over Navy.

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