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November161912
Hickey's Family History Tied To Notre Dame
We are very excited the Hickey family is willing to share their family history with us. Their family has deep ties to South Bend and Notre Dame.
Keywords: hickey, baseball, john hickey, thomas hickey, father sorin, sacred heart church, bell, knute rockne, zahm, breen-phillips, farley, st liam hall, fire station, power plant, baptism, secret pass, hunk anderson, football, john hickey jr, father hesburgh, john wooden, pearl harbor, world war ii, nd today
May251917
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Happy Birthday Father Hesburgh!
Keywords: father hesburgh, father joyce, president eisenhower, civil rights, martin luther king jr, father doyle, father collins, international atomic energy agency, holy cross
June241943
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
January311954
Leahy's official resignation
Frank Leahy would end his coaching career with a 0.855 record, behind only Knute Rockne (0.881).
Keywords: football, frank leahy, smu, father hesburgh, father joyce, father ned joyce, knute rockne, angelo bertelli, johnny lujack, leon hart, johnny lattner, paul hornung, heisman
February21954
Terry Brennan hired as head coach
Two days after Frank Leahy resigned, Terry Brennan is introduced as head coach of the Notre Dame football team.
Keywords: football, terry brennan, frank leahy, father hesburgh
February231960
VP Nixon receives Patriot of the Year Award
Vice President Richard Nixon would receive the Patriot of the Year Award and use it for his Presidential run.
Keywords: patriot of the year award, richard nixon, vice president, father sorin, washington birthday, richard corbett, father hesburgh, henry cabot lodge
June51960
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
December21960
Dr. Dooley writes letter to Fr. Hesburgh
Dr. Tom Dooley would provide much needed healthcare to Southeast Asia. While on his death bed he would write a letter to Father Hesburgh.
Keywords: dr tom dooley, father hesburgh, grotto, alumni association, president kennedy, navy, peace corps
February91962
Fr. Hesburgh appears on Time cover
Father Hesburgh would quickly rise to the presidency at Notre Dame and from there an international delegate.
Keywords: time, father hesburgh, president eisenhower, pope pius xii, atomic energy agency, civil rights commission, national science board, time
September181963
Memorial Library opens
Hesburgh's vision to expand campus to previously unseen sizes started with the library. The student population would come nine years later.
Keywords: library, great fire, father hesburgh, bond hall, touchdown jesus, word of life
March241965
John Goldfarb, Please Come Home
John Goldfarb, former player and military pilot, crashes in Fawzia. In order for the U.S. Government to bring him home, Notre Dame must throw a football game against Fawzia University.
Keywords: movie, john goldfarb please come home, shirley maclaine, rudy, knute rockne all american, father hesburgh
February171969
Hesburgh's 15 Minute Rule
In a letter to students, Father Hesburgh outlines the consequences for students who protest longer than 15 minutes once warned.
Keywords: father hesburgh, fifteen minute rule, notre dame ten, cia, dow chemical
November181969
The Notre Dame Ten
A group of students and professors were protesting on campus and Father Hesburgh was forced to invoke the Fifteen Minute Rule for the first time ever.
Keywords: father hesburgh, cia, vietnam war, fifteen minute rule
October231971
Hold on Ara, the Freshman are Coming
In the first game a Notre Dame team would play outside the United States, the freshmen squad would travel to Mexico City.
Keywords: freshman football, mexico city redskins, mexico city, father hesburgh, club of mexico, eric penick, wayne bullock, chuck kelly, tom bake, ron goodman, tom clements
March171975
President Ford speaks at the ACC
President Ford would speak on the campus of Notre Dame during the morning of St. Patrick's Day.
Keywords: president ford, st patricks day, acc, athletic convocation center, father hesburgh, moose krause, dan devine, digger phelps, air force one, dick cheney, michigan
May221977
President Carter gives the commencement address
President Carter became the second President of the United States to give the commencement address at Notre Dame.
Keywords: graduation, commencement, president carter, father hesburgh
May111980
Crossroads Park
Crossroads Park was inbetween Lafortune and Hayes Healy for 25 years until the quad was relandscaped.
Keywords: father hesburgh, crossroads park, lafortune, crowley, hayes healy, nieuwland, paul linehan, joseph w evans
May201984
Fr. Hesburgh receives honorary degree
Father Hesburgh has many degrees and today received one he surprisingly never earned.
Keywords: father hesburgh, commencement, graduation, loret miller ruppe, peace corps
June11987
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
May92002
Dan Devine passes away
After a long coaching career, Dan Devine passed away at the age of 82.
Keywords: dan devine, football, minnesota duluth, michigan state, arizona state, missouri, frank leahy, ara parseghian, father hesburgh, father joyce, national championship
May262002
Hesburgh earns 150th honorary degree
Father Hesburgh receives yet another honorary degree and pushes forward into the record books.
Keywords: father hesburgh, university of san diego, guinness book of records
May22004
Fr. Ned Joyce passes away
Executive Vice President of Notre Dame from 1952 to 1987, Father Edmund P. "Ned" Joyce passes away.
Keywords: father joyce, father hesburgh, acc, jacc, athletic convocation center, joyce center, basilica

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