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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
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
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


  • 4/20: L Michigan 26 - ND 6
  • 4/21: L Michigan 10 - ND 4
  • 12/6: W ND 20 - Harvard Prep 0