Event DateEvent Name
02-23-1893Looking for a way to promote the University's football team, students started a one-page tabloid called the "Tar Heel." In its early years, the paper, which is now called "The Daily Tar Heel," predominantly reported on athletic events and scores.
03-27-1893Chemistry professor Francis P. Venable and University student William R. Kenan, Jr. demonstrated the industrial applications of calcium carbide--the source of acetylene--in Person Hall.