This Week in KU History
Thursday, January 1, 1948
The football Jayhawkers become the first college team from the state of Kansas to play in a bowl game, squaring off against Georgia Tech in the Orange Bowl.
Saturday, January 2, 1897
KU University Council formally requests the Board of Regents establish a separate graduate school with its own dedicated dean and faculty.
Thursday, January 3, 2008
The 2007 Jayhawk football team finally triumph in KU's third Orange Bowl appearance defeating Virginia Tech 24-21.
Monday, January 4, 1932
Watkins Memorial Hospital is officially opened in what is now present-day Twente Hall.
Monday, January 4, 2016
In only the second meeting of a nationally ranked No. 1 vs. No. 2 team going to triple overtime, the Jayhawks defeat the OU Sooners in Allen Fieldhouse by the score of 109-106.