This Week in KU History
Thursday, July 27, 1922
KU alum William Allen White, nationally renowned editor and publisher of the Emporia Gazette, pens his Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial in defense of free speech titled “To An Anxious Friend.”
Friday, July 28, 1939
The Summer Session Kansan announces that renovations are nearly complete on “The Outlook,” the new official KU chancellor’s residence – a willed gift from the recently deceased University benefactress Elizabeth Watkins.
Tuesday, July 29, 1952
The USA men's basketball team (featuring the Jayhawks) wins its fifth game in the Olympics against Chile by a score of 103-55. Clyde Lovellette scored 25.
Wednesday, July 30, 1952
The Jayhawk-laden Olympic basketball team defeats Brazil 57-53 and advances to the semi-finals of the 1952 Olympics. Clyde Lovellette scores 27.
Monday, July 31, 1939
The University announces that the “Men of 1011,” founders of the first semi-organized house for KU students, will move from their Indiana Street home into the original chancellor’s residence at 1345 Louisiana.