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This Day In History
- 1903 The University Brass Band performed at the baseball game between UNC and Gettysburg College. This was the first band performance at a University athletic event.
- 1976 Off the air since 1971, when lightning struck its transmitter, WUNC-FM went back on the air.
- 1994 The women's basketball team won the NCAA national championship, defeating Louisiana Tech University 60-59 on a last second shot by Charlotte Smith. On the way to being named the Final Four's Most Valuable Player, Smith scored 20 points and grabbed 23 rebounds in the championship game.
UNC History Online
Digital North Carolina, the blog of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
For the Record, the blog of the University Archives and Records Management Services.
News and Events, the news blog of UNC Library.
North Carolina Miscellany, the blog of the North Carolina Collection.
Southern Sources, the blog of the Southern Historical Collection.
A View to Hugh, a blog of the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives.
Author Archives: Cale McCammon, Graduate Assistant
The University Archives recently acquired the papers of Dr. Herbert L. Bodman, Jr., a UNC professor of Islamic studies who passed away in 2011. Dating from the early 1950s when Bodman was studying in Lebanon, the papers deal primarily with his … Continue reading → Continue reading
Many of the legal issues faced by the UNC General Administration are no laughing matter, but sometimes they do make for some interesting, even humorous, correspondence. North Carolina law mandates that UNC system institutions receive a license from UNC’s Board … Continue reading → Continue reading