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July 28, 1943
Ted Williams and the University of North Carolina Pre-Flight School Cloudbusters played a war-benefit baseball game at New York City's Yankee Stadium. The Navy's Pre-Flight School team faced a combined squad of New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians that featured Babe Ruth.
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November 26, 1943
Gustave Adolphus Harrer, Kenan Professor of Latin, died in Chapel Hill. Named chair of the Department of Latin in 1936, he continued as head when the Department of Classics was formed in 1938, serving in this capacity until his death.
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