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June201883
Corner stone of Science Hall laid
The corner stone for the new Science Hall is laid.
Keywords: lafortune, science hall, bishop watterson
June171886
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
September221886
The Dome and Mary gilded with gold leaf
Father Sorin was a man with a grand vision and today his full dream was completed.
Keywords: dome, father sorin, great fire, saint marys, washington hall, mother angela, mary phalen
November231887
ND's first football game
Notre Dame would learn how to play and play their first game all in one day. The opponent should sound familiar as well.
Keywords: football, michigan, brother paul, intramurals, dining hall
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
April201888
ND plays first of two games in as many days
Notre Dame plays its second ever football game on campus as Michigan comes to town for a two game contest.
Keywords: football, michigan, brother paul
December61888
First football win
Four games into the start of its football career, Notre Dame would record its first win.
Keywords: football, harvard prep, michigan, win
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