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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.
October 2, 2004
Dr. James Govan, University Librarian from 1973 to 1992, died in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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.
October 12, 2004
The Paul and Sheila Wellstone Memorial Garden, which is near Murphey Hall, was dedicated.
October 28, 2004
The University’s Medical School marked its 125th anniversary.
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.