This Week in KU History
Monday, September 18, 1950
The Twin Pines Co-op, housing 25 men in a rented Ohio Street home, begins its formal existence in time for the start of the fall 1950 semester.
Thursday, September 18, 1969
The KU Student Senate meets for the first time.
Friday, September 18, 1998
Strong Hall becomes the fourth KU building to merit a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Saturday, September 19, 1936
KU's discus thrower Al Oerter, the first man to win the gold medal in the same event in four consecutive summer Olympics, is born in Astoria, New York.
Friday, September 19, 1941
1121 Ohio Street becomes the first of four Mount Oread-area men’s housing cooperatives that will bear the name of John Moore.