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This Day in the History of the
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


October 1, 2004
“Remembering Reconstruction at Carolina: A Community Conversation,” a two-day program evaluating the University’s post-Civil War past, began on this day.
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October 2, 2004
Dr. James Govan, University Librarian from 1973 to 1992, died in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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October 6, 2004
Members of the University’s 1957 NCAA championship men’s basketball team returned to campus for a commemoration of the newly renovated Woollen Gymnasium.
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October 12, 2004
The Paul and Sheila Wellstone Memorial Garden, which is near Murphey Hall, was dedicated.
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October 28, 2004
The University’s Medical School marked its 125th anniversary.
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October 30, 2004
The University’s football team defeated #4-ranked and previously unbeaten Miami, resulting in the Tar Heels’ first win ever over a team ranked in the top 5.
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