Event DateEvent Name
01-08-1955Public television channel UNC-TV went on the air for the first time, broadcasting as one of its first programs the men's basketball game against Wake Forest.
02-10-1955Louis Armstrong appeared in concert at the University.
06-23-1955Poet Carl Sandburg delivered the University's commencement address.
09-17-1955LeRoy Benjamin Frasier Jr., Ralph Frasier, and John Lewis Brandon became the first black undergraduates to attend the University.