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

March 4, 1924
The men's basketball team won the Southern Conference tournament championship. With a record of 26-0, the Tar Heels earned the Helms Foundation's National Championship, the team's first.
November 8, 1924
Rameses the Ram led the football team onto the field for the first time, helping the Tar Heels defeat the Virginia Military Institute 3-0.
November 24, 1924
Excavation began for Graham Memorial, which was planned to be a three-stage building consisting of a central section and two wings. Due to financial difficulties during the Great Depression, the central portion was the only segment to ever be completed.