Event DateEvent Name
06-04-1927In a resolution passed during a reunion at the University, the Class of 1888 suggested that the Building Committee name the new women's building for Cornelia Phillips Spencer, an advocate for reopening the University during the early 1870s. Spencer was also the first woman to receive the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from a southern institution.
11-12-1927Edison "Satchel" Foard scored the first touchdown in the newly constructed Kenan Memorial Stadium, helping the Tar Heels defeat Davidson College 27-0 in the first game played in Kenan.
11-24-1927At Kenan Memorial Stadium's dedication ceremony, John Sprunt Hill presented the facility on behalf of William Rand Kenan Jr. to Governor Angus W. McLean, who accepted on behalf of the University and State of North Carolina. Afterwards, the football team defeated the University of Virginia 14-13.