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Fr. Sorin passes away
The founder of the University of Notre Dame passes away at the age of 79.
Keywords: father sorin, st edwards, great fire, shipwreck, minims, holy cross cemetery, cemetery, father john cavanuagh, father zahm
George Gipp is born
George Gipp was one of the best college players and is born today.
Keywords: football, george gipp, win one for the gipper, knute rockne all american, requiem mass
The new "Princeton Kick"
As the game continues to innovate at the turn of the century, Notre Dame gets involved.
Keywords: football, princeton kick, field goal, angus mcdonald, lake forest