Event DateEvent Name
06-19-1959The first unit of a UNIVAC 1105 computer--weighing nineteen tons--arrived at the University. The computer's first task was to assist in tabulating the 1960 Census.
10-23-1959The Ackland Art Museum made its first purchase--"Cleopatra and the Peasant" by Eugene Delacroix (1838).
10-28-1959The president of the Republic of Guinea, Sekou Toure, gave a press conference at Graham Memorial.
11-16-1959The School of Pharmacy moved into its new building, which is now known as Beard Hall.