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Touchdowns And Tragedy

November 6, 1909

Quarterback Tommy Johnson runs his way into Jayhawk immortality with a 70-yard punt return for the only score in a KU gridiron victory over Nebraska.

Honest Abraham

November 8, 1909

Carnegie Foundation researcher Abraham Flexner visits the KU School of Medicine, compiling data and making observations for his influential expose entitled "Medical Education in the United States and Canada."

Yellow Fellow

January 19, 1910

KU hosts the first annual National Conference of Schools of Journalism, featuring a keynote address by Arthur Brisbane, chief editorial writer for the Hearst newspaper chain.

Abbey Mode

October 7, 1910

The Presbyterian Church celebrates a Dedicatory Service for Westminster Hall, a new religious center for University of Kansas students that will end up serving as a women’s dormitory from 1933 to 1946.