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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
October121963
First of Two Wins on the Season
A late kick would be the difference maker for the Irish.
Keywords: football, southern cal, hugh devore, ken ivan
October181963
MLK Jr. speaks in Stepan Center
Before Martin Luther King Jr. and Father Hesburgh linked arms, King came to campus to give a speech.
Keywords: martin luther king jr, stepan center, civil rights, mlk jr
October261963
Stanford's First Victory
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).
Keywords: football, stanford, four horsemen, southern cal, ucla, hugh devore, frank budka, denis szot, john huarte, dave pivec
November21963
Roger the Dodger Wins the Game
For a long time (43 years), this game would stand as Navy's last victory in the series.
Keywords: football, navy
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