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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

March 2, 1974
In one of the most famous comebacks in NCAA basketball history, the men's basketball team rallied from an 8-point deficit with only 17 seconds left to force the game into overtime against Duke University. The Tar Heels then went on to win 96-92.
March 5, 1974
University students organized the American Streaker Society (ASS). Two days later more than 900 naked students marched single-file through a crowd of 6,000 onlookers, accompanied by the cheerful sounds of the University pep band.
July 1, 1974
Robert G. Byrd became the dean of the Law School.