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College - Historical Events
Date Event
1441-06-24

Eton College founded by Henry VI

1619-07-20

Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader

1639-03-13

Cambridge College renamed Harvard for clergyman John Harvard

1642-09-23

Harvard College in Cambridge, Mass, 1st commencement

1661-06-05

Isaac Newton admitted as a student to Trinity College, Cambridge

1668-07-07

Isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge

1673-07-24

Edmund Halley enters The Queen's College, Oxford, as an undergraduate

1678-12-03

Edmund Halley receives MA from The Queen's College, Oxford

1693-02-06

Royal charter granted College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va

1693-02-08

William & Mary college is chartered in the Dominion and Colony of Virginia (2nd in North America)

1693-02-13

College of William & Mary opens in Virginia

1705-04-16

Queen Anne of England knights Isaac Newton at Trinity College, Cambridge

1750-11-11

The F.H.C. Society, also known as the Flat Hat Club, was formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia. It was the first college fraternity.

1754-01-04

Columbia University founded, as Kings College (NYC)

1754-07-07

Kings College in NYC opens (renamed Columbia College)

1758-04-17

Francis Williams, 1st US black college graduate, publishes poems

1765-05-03

1st US medical college opens in Philadelphia

1766-11-10

The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).

1769-12-13

Dartmouth College in New Hampshire received its charter

1776-04-03

George Washington receives honorary Ll.D. degree from Harvard College

1776-12-05

1st US fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa (William & Mary College), forms

1789-01-23

Georgetown, 1st US Catholic college, founded

1789-02-04

1st US electoral college chooses Washington & Adams as President and Vice-President

1789-03-10

Franklin College founded

1791-11-15

1st Catholic college in US, Georgetown, opens

1794-06-24

Bowdoin College is founded in Maine, USA

1800-07-10

The British Indian Government establishes the Fort William College to promote Urdu, Hindi and other vernaculars of sub continent.

1801-02-17

US House of Representatives breaks electoral college tie, chooses Thomas Jefferson President over Burr

1804-02-18

1st US land-grant college, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, chartered

1806-11-15

1st US college magazine, Yale Literary Government, publishes 1st issue

1808-03-06

1st college orchestra in US founded, at Harvard

1817-09-09

Alexander Twilight, probably first African American to graduate from a US college, receives BA degree at Middlebury College

1821-02-23

College of Apothecaries organized in Phil; 1st US pharmacy college

1821-11-09

1st US pharmacy college holds 1st classes, Philadelphia

1825-01-25

1st US engineering college opens, Rensselaer Polytechnic, Troy, NY

1825-11-26

1st college fraternity founded (Kappa Alpha (Union College, NY))

1826-02-11

University College London founded; known until 1836 as London University

1827-10-15

Charles Darwin admitted to Christ's College, Cambridge

1827-11-17

The Delta Phi fraternity, America's oldest continuous social fraternity, was founded at Union College in Schenectady, New York.

1829-10-01

South African College is founded in Cape Town, South Africa; later to separate into the University of Cape Town and the South African College Schools.

1833-03-16

Susan Hayhurst becomes 1st US woman grad of a pharmacy college

1833-10-29

1st US college fraternity to have a fraternity house founded

1833-12-03

Oberlin College in Oh, 1st truly coeducational college opens

1835-10-09

The Royal College, Colombo, established with the name Hillstreet Academy in Sri Lanka.

1836-12-10

Emory College (now Emory University) is chartered in Oxford, Georgia.

1837-11-08

Mount Holyoke Seminary in Mass-1st US college founded for women

1840-02-01

Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, 1st in US, incorporated

1841-06-24

Fordham University (then St John's College), opens in the Bronx

1842-01-08

Dutch King Willem II charters Technical College Delft

1845-12-06

Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity is founded at Yale College.

1848-05-01

The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta is founded at Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

1848-10-16

1st US homeopathic medical college opens in Pennsylvania

1849-10-16

Avery College establishes in Allegheny, Pennsylvania

1850-03-11

Woman's Medical College of Penn (1st female medical school)

1850-10-12

First women's medical school (Women's Medical College of Penns), opens

1852-02-19

The Phi Kappa Psi fraternity is founded at Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

1852-11-21

Duke U, founded in 1838 as Union Institute chartered as Normal College

1854-01-01

Lincoln University, a black college, chartered (Oxford, Penn)

1854-05-24

Lincoln University, Penn, 1st Black college in US founded by John Miller Dickey and Sarah Emlen Cresson

1855-04-28

1st veterinary college in US incorporated in Boston

1856-02-01

Auburn University is chartered as the East Alabama Male College.

1857-02-16

Gallaudet College (National Deaf Mute college) forms in Washington DC

1860-01-29

American College established in Rome by Pope Pius IX

1863-09-16

Robert College of Istanbul-Turkey, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.

1867-02-14

Morehouse College organizes (Augusta Georgia)

1867-10-28

Maimonides College in Pennsylvania is first Jewish college in the US

1868-12-05

1st American bicycle college opens (NY)

1870-06-30

Ada Kepley becomes 1st female law college graduate

1872-02-07

Alcorn A & M College opens

1874-07-12

Ontario Agricultural College founded

1875-11-13

Harvard-Yale game is 1st college football contest with uniforms

1876-11-07

Edward Bouchet, is 1st black to receive a PhD from a US college (Yale)

1876-11-07

Meharry Medical College forms at Central Tennesse College

1876-11-07

Pres Rutherford B. Hayes & Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)

1876-12-06

US Electorial College picks Rep Hayes as pres (although Tilden won)

1877-02-27

US Electoral College declares R Hayes winner presidential election

1878-01-28

Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper

1878-03-26

Hastings College of Law founded in California

1881-04-11

Spelman College founded

1882-02-28

1st US college cooperative store opens, at Harvard U

1884-03-12

Mississippi establishes 1st US state college for women

1884-10-06

Naval War College forms in Newport RI

1886-11-01

Ananda College, a leading Buddhist school in Sri Lanka was established with 37 students.

1887-11-05

Ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship

1889-10-10

Barnard College is founded.

1890-01-03

1st US college-level dairy school opens at University of Wisconsin

1891-12-21

18 students play 1st basketball game (Springfield College)

1892-02-23

1st college student government forms at Bryn Mawr Penn

1892-12-27

N C Biddle beats Livingston 4-0 in 1st black college football game

1893-01-01

1st US college extension courses for credit, Univ of Chicago

1894-01-27

1st college basketball game, University of Chicago beats Chicago YMCA 19-11

1897-03-19

Yale defeated Penn, 30-10 in 1st major college basketball game

1899-12-10

The Delta Sigma Phi fraternity is founded at the City College of New York.

1901-06-17

The College Board introduces its first standardized test, the forerunner to the SAT.

1901-06-20

Charlotte Manye is 1st native African to graduate from a US college

1901-11-01

Sigma Phi Epsilon, the largest national male collegiate fraternity is established at Richmond College, in Richmond, VA.

1901-11-27

Army War College forms in Washington DC

1901-11-27

U.S. Army War College is established.

1903-02-21

Cornerstone laid for US army war college, Washington, DC

1904-01-28

1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on University of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them

1904-09-20

George Ade's "College Widow," premieres in NYC

1906-06-30

John Hope becomes 1st black president of Morehouse College

1909-11-26

Sigma Alpha Mu is founded in the City College of New York by 8 Jewish young men.

1911-01-12

The University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees.

1912-06-19

Tennessee University opened as Tennessee A & L State College

1912-11-25

American College of Surgeons incorporates in Springield, Illinois

1913-11-26

Phi Sigma Sigma is founded at Hunter College in New York City.

1915-09-22

Xavier University, 1st Black Catholic College in US, opens in NO LA

1916-10-07

Georgia Tech, coached by John Heisman, defeat Cumberland 222-0, the most lopsided score in the history of college football

1918-03-09

Wageningen Agricultural College Neth opens

1920-11-25

WTAW of College Station, Tx, broadcast 1st football play-by-play

1921-08-06

Clason Point, Bronx to College Point, Queens muni ferry system begins

1923-04-13

Army wins 1st college three-weapon fencing championships

1924-04-11

1st men's college swimming championships begin

1925-08-12

The first cast of Alpha Psi Omega, drawn from The Masquers of Fairmont College, West Virginia, is initiated.

1925-12-16

Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity is founded at Lafayette College.

1926-02-06

NFL rules college students ineligible until college classes graduates

1926-06-23

The College Board administers the first SAT exam in USA

1927-08-27

Parks College, America's oldest aviation school, opens

1928-03-29

Yeshiva College (now University) chartered (NYC)

1929-04-01

Morehouse College, Spellman College & Atlanta University affiliate

1930-09-29

NYC College offers 1st course in radio advertising

1932-11-19

Joe Kershalla scores 71 points in a college football game

1934-02-17

1st high school auto driving course offered (State College, Penn)

1935-05-19

NFL adopts an annual college draft to begin in 1936

1935-12-04

1,200 at St Joseph's College (Phila) enroll in anticommunism class

1936-08-01

Benjamin E Mays named president of Morehouse College

1937-04-22

NYC college students stage 4th annual peace strike

1937-05-31

1st quadruplets to finish college (Baylor University)

1939-05-17

1st sports telecast-Columbia vs Princeton-college baseball

1939-09-30

1st televised college football game (Fordham vs Waynesburg at NYC)

1944-04-24

United Negro College Fund incorporates

1944-04-25

United Negro College Fund incorporates

1945-11-10

College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0

1945-11-16

Yeshiva College (Univesity), chartered in NY, 1st US Jewish College

1946-03-21

UN set up temporary HQ at Hunter (now Lehman) College (Bronx)

1950-03-19

City College of NY defeats Bradley to win the NIT

1950-03-28

12th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: CCNY beats Bradley 71-68 NYC college becomes 1st to win NCAA & Natl Inv Basketball in same year

1951-02-18

3 City College of NY basketball players admit to accepting bribes

1951-07-17

Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts, is chartered.

1952-06-21

Philippine School of Commerce, through a republic act, is converted to Philippine College of Commerce; later to be the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.

1953-01-09

Bevo Francis, Rio Grande College, scores 116 pts in basketball game

1954-02-02

Bevo Francis, Rio Grande College, scores 113 pts in basketball game

1954-06-13

Cornerstone of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, laid in Bronx

1959-05-15

100th anniversary of 1st college baseball game, between Amherst & Williams Teams reenact the original contest

1965-01-15

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor Mich forms

1965-03-02

Montcalm Community College in Sidney Mich, founded

1966-03-24

Selective Service announces college deferments based on performance

1966-09-12

Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor Mich begins teaching

1967-05-06

400 students seize administration building at Cheyney State College

1968-01-07

"GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV

1968-03-29

Students seize building at Bowie State College

1969-04-14

Student Afro-American Society seized at Columbia College

1970-01-01

The University College of Zululand, formerly affiliated to the University of South Africa, attains full academic autonomy as the University of Zululand.

1970-02-02

Pete Maravich becomes 1st to score 3,000 college basketball points

1970-02-15

KAMU TV channel 15 in College Station, TX (PBS) begins broadcasting

1970-03-04

Jacksonville is 1st college basketball team to avg 100+ pts per game

1970-05-15

Mississippi Highway Patrol kills 2 at Jackson State College

1970-09-22

Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses

1971-12-22

KUAC TV channel 9 in Fairbanks/College, AK (PBS) begins broadcasting

1972-06-23

Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports

1973-03-24

Immaculata beats Queens College, 59-52 to win AIAW Basketball title

1974-01-20

A college basketball game ends 210-67

1974-01-20

Essex Comm College beats Englewood Cliffs 210-67 in basketball

1977-11-06

39 killed in an earthen dam burst at Toccoa Falls Bible College, Ga

1978-04-01

Philippine College of Commerce becomes the Polytechnic University of the Philippines by presidential decree

1980-01-01

Alabama beats Arkansas in Sugar Bowl for college football championship

1980-06-03

ESPN begins televising college world series games

1980-09-06

College football longest losing streak of 50 games ends for

1980-09-13

1st United Negro College Fund

1981-01-01

Georgia beats Notre Dame in Sugar Bowl for college football title

1981-11-28

Bear Bryant wins his 315th game to out distance Alonzo Stagg & become college football's winningest coach

1982-01-01

Clemson wins the Orange Bowl for college football championship

1983-01-01

Penn State beats Georgia in Sugar Bowl for college football title

1984-01-02

Miami beats Nebraska in Orange Bowl for college football championship

1984-06-27

Supreme Court ends NCAA monopoly on college football telecasts

1984-11-23

Boston College QB Doug Flutie passes (472 yards), including game ending 48 yard TD (Hail Mary Pass) to end game & beat Miami 47-45

1984-12-01

50th Heisman Trophy Award: Doug Flutie, Boston College (QB)

1984-12-29

5th United Negro College Fund

1985-01-02

Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score

1985-01-02

Undefeated BYU becomes college football champions

1985-04-23

Brooklyn College soccer team wins Nepal's invitational

1985-08-23

Paul Hornung awarded $1,160,000 by a Louisville court against NCAA who barred him as a college football analyst for betting on games

1986-01-01

Oklahoma wins Orange Bowl for college football championship

1986-01-13

NCCA institutes eligibility requirements based on college exams

1987-01-02

Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ

1987-03-26

Natl Fed of High School adopts college 3 point shot (21 feet)

1987-05-29

Robin Ventura set a college baseball record with hits in 57 games

1988-01-01

Miami beats Oklahoma for college football championship

1988-12-19

Oklahoma's College football team gets 3 year probation

1989-01-02

Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship

1989-05-09

VP Quayle say in United Negro College Fund speech: "What a waste it is to lose one's mind" instead of "a mind is terrible thing to waste"

1989-10-21

Houston becomes 1st major college team to gain 1000 yards in a game

1989-12-30

10th United Negro College Fund raises $12,000,000

1990-01-10

NCAA approves random drug testing for college football players

1990-04-10

CUNY/Lehman College, Bronx, opens a branch campus in Hiroshma Japan

1990-08-26

2 slain college students found in Gainesville Florida

1990-12-30

11th United Negro College Fund raises $10,000,000

1991-06-08

College World Series: Louisiana State defeats Wichita State 6-3

1991-12-28

8 are crushed to death at a RAP basketball game at City College, NYC

1991-12-29

12th United Negro College Fund

1992-12-27

13th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000

1994-01-01

Carquest Bowl 4: Boston College beats Virginia, 32-13

1994-01-09

14th United Negro College Fund raises $11,000,000

1995-01-08

15th United Negro College Fund raises $12,200,000

1995-07-05

Columbia University beats Hartferd College to be 1st US team to win the Henley Regatta

1996-01-07

16th United Negro College Fund raises $12,600,000

1996-04-03

St Francis Fighting Saints scores college baseball run record 71-1

1996-09-28

Troy Davis of Iowa State ran for 378 yards, 3rd highest in college football games (others: Michigan, Notre Dame, Texas & Alabama)

1997-01-12

17th United Negro College Fund raises

1997-04-30

President Clinton's daughter Chelsea chooses to attend Stanford College

1997-10-09

NC's Dean Smith winningest college basetball coach retires

1998-01-10

18th United Negro College Fund raises (rebroadcasted Jan 17th)

1999-05-08

Nancy Mace becomes the first female cadet to graduate from The Citadel military college.

1999-11-18

In College Station, Texas, 12 are killed and 27 injured at Texas A&M University when a massive bonfire under construction collapses.

2004-01-01

In a vote of confidence, General Pervez Musharraf wins 658 out of 1,170 votes in the Electoral College of Pakistan, and according to Article 41(8) of the Constitution of Pakistan, was "deemed to be elected" to the office of President until October 2007.

2006-03-24

Pope Benedict XVI adds 15 men to the College of Cardinals, in the first consistory of his Pontificate.

2006-09-13

At Dawson College (Montreal), Kimveer Gill kills one student and wounds 19 others before committing suicide.

2012-11-10

The final US presidential election results are declared after Barack Obama wins Florida to defeate Mitt Romney 332-206 in Electoral College votes

2013-09-29

42 people are killed by Boko Harem in a college attack in Gujba, Nigeria

2014-02-25

50 students are killed in a Boko Harem attack on a college in Buni, Nigeria

2016-07-01

Coastal Carolina wins College World Series championship

2016-12-20

Donald Trump wins electoral college vote

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College - Notable Birthdays

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College - Birthdays
Date Event
1592-11-05

Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (d. 1672)

1609-11-26

Henry Dunster, English president of Harvard College (d. 1659)

1694-08-26

Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (d. 1755)

1711-04-22

Eleazar Wheelock, American founder of Dartmouth College (d. 1779)

1723-01-12

Samuel Langdon, American college educator (d. 1797)

1723-02-05

John Witherspoon, Gifford Scotland, president of the College of New Jersey (signed Declaration of Independence)

1769-10-13

Horace H Hayden, cofounded 1st dental college

1775-12-14

Philander Chase, American founder of Kenyon College (d. 1852)

1802-02-04

Mark Hopkins, US, educator/philosopher (Williams College)

1810-03-10

John McCloskey, US, pres of St John's College (Fordham U)

1811-01-05

Cyrus Hamlin, educator/missionary (est Robert College, Turkey)

1822-12-05

Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, American college president (d. 1907)

1828-05-23

Edward Hitchcock, America's 1st prof of physical ed (Amherst College)

1836-01-08

Fannie M Jackson, pioneer & educator, 1st US Black woman college grad

1850-03-10

Mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College

1857-01-02

Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)

1862-01-01

Snitz Edwards, Hungary, actor (College, Phantom of the Opera)

1862-05-27

Charles Brandt, The College Widow

1868-04-08

Albert Taylor, College Scandal

1869-06-03

Maria Radulphus, inspector on Curacao (Radulphus College)

1870-02-22

Alejandro Pérez Lugín, College Boarding House

1875-07-10

Mary McLeod Bethune, SC, educator (Bethune-Cookman College)

1880-04-18

Sam Crawford, College

1883-03-01

Thomas Shelvin, college footballer great (Yale)

1884-05-18

Sherman Kell, College

1884-12-22

George LeMaire, Barbers' College

1885-01-06

Florence Turner, College

1886-10-10

Jack McLallen, We Went to College

1891-05-22

Robert Gordon Sproul, educator/college pres (Univ of California)

1893-12-06

Lou Little, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1960)

1897-02-15

Earl H Blaik, Det, college football hall of fame coach (elected 1965)

1899-03-26

James B Connant, chemist/college president (Yale)

1901-09-02

Adolph Rupp, American college basketball coach (d. 1977)

1906-04-03

Kathleen Tillotson, Emeritus Professor of English (Bedford College)

1906-04-10

Kathleen Major, principal (St Hilda's College, England)

1906-05-14

John Moses, The General Electric College Bowl

1906-10-04

John Muri, College

1906-11-01

Charles Borah, College

1907-08-27

Frank Leahy, Columbia World of Sports: College Champions

1908-01-05

Eddie Tamblyn, College Cuties

1908-05-14

Edith Arnold, College Scandal

1908-06-30

Betty Lorraine, A College Racket

1909-08-13

Skinnay Ennis, College Swing

1909-09-17

Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London

1910-09-27

Donald Lindsay, headmaster (Malvern College)

1910-11-27

Jerry James, College Queen

1911-01-31

A G Ogston, president (Trinity College-Oxford)

1911-04-11

Barbara Cowles, College Holiday

1913-02-14

Woody Hayes, [Wayne], college football coach (Ohio, 1968 coach of the year)

1913-07-03

William Deakin, warden (St Anthony's College Oxford)

1914-10-14

William Capitan, College Holiday

1915-04-30

Pat Phelan, College Queen

1915-05-13

John Habakkuk, principal (Jesus College in Oxford)

1915-07-16

Edward Miller, Master (Fitzwilliam College Cambridge)

1915-08-03

Pete Newell, Best College Basketball Players

1916-04-23

Bud Wilkinson, college football coach (Oklahoma)

1916-11-08

Frank McGuire, basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons)

1917-01-08

Stanley Prager, NYC, comedian (College Bowl)

1917-06-10

William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)

1917-07-08

Mary Ellen Brown, College Scandal

1917-09-24

Colin Cowe, senior bursar (Magdalen College Oxford)

1917-12-21

Florence George, College Swing

1918-01-24

Oral Roberts, Pontotoc County Oklahoma, American Televangelist, founder Oral Roberts College

1918-04-06

Joan Bernard, Principal (Trevelyan College, Durham)

1918-07-29

Coda Crowder, College Holiday

1918-09-24

Richard Hoggart, author/warden (Goldsmith's College London)

1919-02-13

Eddie Robinson, winningest college football coach (Grambling)

1919-04-11

Raymond Carr, Warden (St Antony's College Oxford)

1919-05-21

Lord Maxwell, senator/prof (college of Justice Scotland)

1919-06-17

Kingman Brewster, college president (Yale)

1921-03-23

Ian Todd, pres (Royal College of Surgeons)

1921-08-22

James Menter, principal (Queen Mary College)

1922-03-20

Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)

1922-11-13

Jack Narz, College of Musical Knowledge

1923-03-06

Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg, college president (Wolfson at Oxford)

1924-05-23

Michael McCrum, master (Corpus Christi College Cambridge)

1924-06-03

Michael Gow, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)

1924-07-15

David Cox, warden (Nuffield College, Oxford)

1924-11-24

Eileen Barton, College Capers

1925-04-22

Christopher Ball, Oxford, warden (Keble College)

1926-01-05

Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)

1926-02-25

Harvey McGregor, QC/warden (New College-Oxford)

1926-04-23

Richard Laws, Master (St Edmunds College Cambridge)

1926-07-21

Joe Restic, Greatest College Football Traditions

1927-01-28

J D Hughes, Principal (Ruskin College-Oxford)

1927-02-27

Michael Butler, Pro-Provost/chairman (Royal College of Art)

1927-03-11

Alan Betts, emeritus professor (Royal Veterinary College)

1927-06-08

Dame Anne Warburton, President (Lucy Cavendish College-Cambridge_

1927-06-16

Robert Matthews, master (Clare College Cambridge England)

1927-12-30

M Lawrence Antouin, college president (Emeritis)

1928-01-31

Eric Ash, rector (Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine)

1928-03-12

Phil Jones, principal (Trinity College of Music)

1928-04-19

John Horlock, British vice-chancellor (Open College)

1928-05-16

Reginald Askew, dean (King's College London)

1928-07-12

Julio Riscal, College Boarding House

1928-12-24

John Miles, Gym College

1928-9-29

Donald Holder, Gym College

1929-02-18

Hayden Fry, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

1929-04-17

Eileen Stamers-Smith, headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)

1929-04-22

Geoffrey Marshall, Provost (Queen's College, Oxford)

1929-04-22

Michael Atiyah, educator (Trinity College - Cambridge England)

1929-07-23

Andrew Rutherford, warden (Goldsmith's College)

1929-08-26

Haywood Harris, Greatest College Football Traditions

1930-03-22

Derek Bok, college president (Harvard)

1930-04-08

Mary Moore, principal (St Hilda's College, Oxford)

1930-04-10

Lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland)

1930-04-12

Uwe Kitzinger, President (Templeton College, Oxford)

1930-05-20

Robert Bunyard, Commandant (British Police Staff College)

1931-04-17

Ruth Etchells, principal (St John's College-Durham)

1932-02-19

Patricia Hawks, She's Working Her Way Through College

1932-04-03

Janet Bately, Prof of English Language (King's College London)

1932-04-18

Dominic Milroy, OSB/headmaster (Ampleforth College England)

1932-05-17

Arthur Jones, principal (Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester)

1932-05-21

John Armitage, principal (College of St Hilda & St Bede Durham)

1933-06-08

Dr Robert Stevens, Master (Pembroke College, Oxford)

1933-09-24

Catherine Pestell, principal (Somerville College Oxford)

1933-9-23

Jamile Ashmore, Gym College

1934-01-28

BR White, principal (Regent's Park College-Oxford)

1934-03-22

Leslie Turnberg, president (Royal College of Physicians)

1934-05-16

Anthony Walker, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)

1934-08-11

Bob Hepple, master (Clare College Cambridge)

1935-03-13

Don Nute, Brooke Does College

1935-04-22

Christopher Ball, linguist/warden (Keble College-Oxford)

1935-11-19

Jack Welch, College, Inc.

1936-01-28

Enid Castle, principal (Cheltenham Ladies' College)

1936-02-01

G H Blake, Principal (Collingwood College, Durham U)

1936-03-12

Eddie Sutton, Best College Basketball Players

1936-04-05

John Albert, professor (Master of University College Oxford)

1936-04-05

Michael Livesay, British admiral/pres (RN College Greenwich)

1936-04-15

Maurice Shock, rector (Lincoln College in Oxford)

1936-04-18

Brian Fuller, commandant (Fire Service College, England)

1936-05-10

Trevor Clay, Gen-Sec (Royal College of Nursing)

1936-08-11

D V Day, Principal (St John's College, Durham U)

1936-10-19

Johnetta Betsch Cole, educator/president (Spellman College)/(Sen-D-KY)

1936-10-22

Bobby Seale, Merritt College: Home of the Black Panthers

1937-02-11

Marilyn Butler, Rector (Exeter College-Oxford)

1937-02-23

Tom Osborne, college football coach

1937-04-06

Marti Barris, Get Yourself a College Girl

1937-10-26

Dave Gavitt, Best College Basketball Players

1938-03-23

Kenneth J Gregory, warden (Goldsmiths' College)

1938-03-27

A J Bellingham, president (Royal College of Pathologists)

1938-04-14

Gloria Dean Randle Scott, educator/pres (Beaumont College)

1938-05-16

Anthony Walker, commandant (Royal College of Defense Studies)

1938-08-04

Ellen Schrecker, American college professor

1938-08-14

Niara Sudarkasa, [Gloria M Clark], educator/pres (Lincoln College)

1938-09-17

Alec Broers, master (Churchill College Cambridge)

1939-02-25

A C F Verity, master (Dulwich College)

1939-03-27

Ruth Ashton, general secretary (Royal College of Midwives)

1939-9-15

Jeff Prugh, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

1940-02-20

V Payne, British headmistress (Malvern Girls' College)

1940-07-22

Judith Walzer Leavitt, American college professor

1940-10-25

Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, Olympic-gold-1984)

1941-02-23

Frank Gerstenberg, Edinburgh, principal (George Watson's College)

1942-02-23

John Lewis, Head Master (Eton College)

1942-05-07

Craig Fertig, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

1942-05-15

David Hilliard, Merritt College: Home of the Black Panthers

1943-02-16

J D Moore, headmaster (St Dunstan's College)

1945-06-23

K B Wilson, methodist Preacher/Principal (Westminster College Oxford)

1945-08-21

Willie Lanier, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

1946-09-16

Lord Walton of Detchant, physician (Warden of Green College Oxford)

1947-01-28

Valerie Bragg, principal (City Technology College-Kingshurst)

1948-07-17

Jaleh Daie, College Women in Computer Science

1948-08-12

Graham Zellick, principal (Queen Mary & Westfield College London)

1949-04-06

Mary Maples Dunn, college president (Smith College)

1950-08-15

Sam Cunningham, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

1951-08-01

David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)

1951-10-31

Nick Saban, American college football coach

1952-01-16

Roberta Baskin, College, Inc.

1954-09-25

Sylvester Croom, American college football coach

1955-08-01

David Jasper, British principal (St Chad's College Durham England)

1956-9-17

Leo Lewis, Greatest College Football Traditions

1957-05-28

Ben Howland, American college basketball coach

1957-10-08

Joe Castiglione, American college athletic director

1960-11-10

Dan Hawkins, American college football coach

1965-02-20

Federica Moro, College

1965-07-08

Corey Parker, NYC, actor (How I Got into College, Roger-Eddie Dodd)

1966-08-30

Toney Freeman, College Debts

1966-12-12

Julia Frisoli, College Road Trip

1966-9-10

Bart Fasbender, Daria in 'Is It College Yet?'

1967-07-18

Sarah Jane Cunningham, College Girl

1968-06-28

Jason Lyon, General College

1969-08-19

Kirk Herbstreit, American football analyst (College GameDay)

1970-05-02

Amy L. Suthard, College Debts

1971-11-29

Gregory Byrne, American college administrator

1972-11-09

Laxmi Poruri, Guntur India, tennis star (1994 Futures-College Park)

1972-9-02

Michelle Diamond, Playboy: College Girls

1973-10-23

Chris Weston, College

1974-04-19

Claudio Antonelli, College Cocks

1974-11-23

Justin McLaughlin, Tommy Lee Goes to College

1975-04-24

Susanna Francessca, Susanna: College Girl Capers

1975-04-29

Mike Hawk, College Wild Parties 22

1977-01-20

Thomas Edward Seymour, The Land of College Prophets

1977-05-09

Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (d. 2006)

1977-12-01

Garrett Slevin, College Debts

1980-03-17

Cali Winters, Naughty College School Girls 51

1980-08-05

Chris McDevitt, Community College

1980-9-15

Tiffany Diamond, Jo's Sexy College Diaries

1981-02-17

Mary Louise, California College Student Bodies 21

1981-07-07

James Francis Flynn, Eastern College

1981-07-09

Kimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (d. 2006)

1981-08-26

Melanie Scott, Ashlynn Goes to College

1982-01-27

Bruce Braden III, ESPN College Football

1982-06-29

Sabrina Rose, Ashlynn Goes to College

1982-9-09

Nicholas Leiter Mele, College Road Trip

1983-07-22

Jamie James, College Sweethearts 3

1983-12-31

Mandy Star, Naughty College School Girls 31

1984-01-16

Trinity James, Shane's World: College Guide to Anal Sex

1984-04-22

Melody, Carmen Goes to College

1984-07-03

Kadence Kailey, Naughty College School Girls 42

1984-10-21

Kerri Heidkamp, Eastern College

1985-01-11

Katharine Luckinbill, College Debts

1985-05-07

Drew Neitzel, American college basketball player

1985-9-09

Daniel Novack, Schooled: The Price of College Sports

1986-04-21

Mandy Luxx, Naughty College School Girls 43

1987-03-24

Noelle, College Amateur Tour 3: Spring Break

1987-05-09

Eugene Jones III, College Road Trip

1987-05-11

Louis Murphy, American college football player

1987-07-11

Ally Sedgwick, Amy Goes to College

1987-07-24

Bree Barrett, Naughty College School Girls 46

1987-08-24

Skyy Cherry, Naughty College School Girls 41

1988-01-23

Steven Blacksmith, City College

1988-01-25

Renna Ryann, Naughty College School Girls 44

1988-02-07

Matthew Stafford, American college football player

1988-03-08

Armanti Edwards, American college football player

1988-05-28

Roger Ploof, The Old College Try

1988-11-18

Jeffrey Jordan, American college basketball player; son of Michael Jordan

1989-02-22

Alia Sabur, American college educator

1989-06-24

Brianna Shea Russo, College Road Trip

1989-12-20

Melissa Lingafelt, College

1990-02-11

Christina Emi, The High Schooler's Guide to College Parties

1991-06-10

Alexander Newton, The Creeper of Crighton College

1992-10-03

Nickey Huntsman, Geeky College Student Turned Desperate Slave for Anal

1994-02-01

Rishonda Napier, Malcolm Visits College

1997-02-06

Ludivine Reding, Indochine: College Boy

2000-11-29

Na'Kia Bell Smith, College Road Trip

College - Notable Weddings

Herbert HooverFeb 10, 1899

William FaulknerJun 20, 1929

Sammy BaughApr 10, 1938

George MikanMay 17, 1947

Bob CousyDec 8, 1950

Bill RussellDec 9, 1956

Jerry WestApr 10, 1960

Jane FromanJun 20, 1962

Elvin HayesMar 26, 1967

Reggie JacksonJul 8, 1968

Pete MaravichJan 11, 1976

Robert MugabeAug 17, 1996

College - Weddings
Date Event
1899-02-10

Future US President Herbert Hoover (24) marries college sweetheart Lou Henry (24) in Monterey California

1929-06-20

Author William Faulkner (31) weds Estelle Oldham at College Hill Presbyterian Church outside Oxford, Mississippi

1938-04-10

NFL quarterback Sammy Baugh (24) weds his college sweetheart Edmonia Smith in Sweetwater, Texas

1947-05-17

NBA center George Mikan (22) weds college sweetheart Patricia Lu Daveny

1950-12-08

NBA player Bob Cousy (22) weds his college sweetheart Missie Ritterbusch

1956-12-09

NBA player Bill Russell (22) weds college sweetheart Rose Swisher

1960-04-10

NBA guard Jerry West (21) weds his college sweetheart Martha Kane in Morgantown, West Virginia

1962-06-20

Singer Jane Froman (54) weds college friend Rowland Smith

1967-03-26

NBA forward Elvin Hayes (21) weds college sweetheart Erna Livingston

1968-07-08

MLB baseball player Reggie Jackson (22) weds his college sweetheart Jennie Campos

1976-01-11

NBA player Pete Maravich (27) weds college sweetheart Jackie Elliser in Metairie, Louisiana

1993-08-14

Dr William Masters (78) weds college sweetheart Geraldine Oliver (76)

1996-08-17

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (72) weds Grace Marufu (31) at Kutama College in Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe

2002-06-06

Former "Survivor" contestant and talk show host Elisabeth Filarski (25) weds former Boston College quarterback Tim Hasselbeck (24) at St. Mary

2006-08-26

2004 X-Factor winner Steve Brookstein (37) weds jazz musician Eileen Hunter at King's College Chapel in Aberdeen, Scotland

College - Notable Deaths

John WitherspoonNov 15, 1794

College - Deaths
Date Event
1240-05-01

Jacques de Vitry, Cardinal-Bishop of Frascati and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals

1276-09-06

Vicedomino de Vicedominis, Cardinal-Bishop of Palestrina and dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals (b. ca. 1215)

1659-02-27

Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)

1672-02-19

Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (b. 1592)

1755-10-22

Elisha Williams, American rector of Yale College (b. 1694)

1779-04-24

Eleazar Wheelock, American founder of Dartmouth College (b. 1711)

1794-11-15

John Witherspoon, president of the College of New Jersey, dies at 71

1924-06-09

Charles Brandt, The College Widow

1926-09-05

Alejandro Pérez Lugín, College Boarding House

1930-01-20

George LeMaire, Barbers' College

1937-05-01

Snitz Edwards, actor (Phantom of the Opera, College), dies at 75

1940-04-09

Albert Taylor, College Scandal

1944-09-01

Betty Lorraine, A College Racket

1946-08-28

Florence Turner, College

1948-01-15

James Seim, College Scandal

1951-08-26

Sherman Kell, College

1957-06-22

Eddie Tamblyn, College Cuties

1958-07-09

Sofía Bozán, College Girls

1961-01-22

Jack McLallen, We Went to College

1976-05-03

Ernie Nevers, college fullback (Stanford), dies at 72

1980-01-10

Bo Rein, American college football coach (b. 1945)

1980-03-02

Anne Cornwall, College

1980-04-11

Charles Borah, College

1980-07-12

John W Davis, Pres (WV State college), dies at 92

1981-04-22

Brailsford Reese Brazeal, dean (Morehouse College), dies at 76

1983-01-26

Paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69

1983-11-08

Robert Agnew, The College Hero

1985-03-03

Sarah Blanding, 1st US fem college head (Vassar 1946-64), dies at 86

1989-02-22

Harry Brand, College

1991-06-17

Finley Peter Dunne, We Went to College

1991-08-25

Don Nute, Brooke Does College

1992-01-12

Morton Kaer, College

1992-12-12

Bernard CJ Lievegoed, Dutch anthroposopher (Free College), dies at 87

1993-06-23

Flora Bramley, College

1994-01-03

Kenneth Grumbles, College

1994-10-01

Bud Houser, College

1995-10-22

K B Wilson, methodist principal (Westminster College), dies at 50

1995-12-13

Marti Barris, Get Yourself a College Girl

1997-07-20

Linda Stirling, college prof/B movie actress (Pretender), dies at 75

1998-09-13

Florence George, College Swing

1999-12-29

Barbara Cowles, College Holiday

2001-04-08

John Muri, College

2001-12-06

Charles McClendon, Hall of Fame college football coach (b. 1923)

2003-07-22

Pat Phelan, College Queen

2006-04-06

Maggie Dixon, American college basketball coach (b. 1977)

2006-04-10

Jerry James, College Queen

2006-06-27

Eileen Barton, College Capers

2007-05-27

Coda Crowder, College Holiday

2008-09-07

Don Haskins, American College Basketball coach (b. 1930)

2008-10-04

Craig Fertig, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

2008-10-15

Jack Narz, College of Musical Knowledge

2008-11-13

Julio Riscal, College Boarding House

2008-11-17

Pete Newell, Best College Basketball Players

2009-08-08

Jeff Prugh, Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football

2009-12-02

Foge Fazio, American college football coach (b. 1938)

2010-06-01

Haywood Harris, Greatest College Football Traditions

2011-09-16

Dave Gavitt, Best College Basketball Players

2011-12-08

Joe Restic, Greatest College Football Traditions

2012-01-22

Joe Paterno, American College Hall of Fame football coach, dies from lung cancer at 85


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