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ANNIVERSARY
Bill Mauldin
April 04, 1955
Twenty-four years ago this week Knute Rockne, en route to Los Angeles to make a motion picture, died in a tragic airplane crash near Bazaar, Kan. With his death football lost a witty wizard who as head coach for twelve years (1918-30) had guided Notre Dame to 105 victories as against only 12 defeats. Rockne's teams were undefeated and untied throughout 1929 and 1930—his last two seasons of coaching.
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April 04, 1955

Anniversary

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Twenty-four years ago this week Knute Rockne, en route to Los Angeles to make a motion picture, died in a tragic airplane crash near Bazaar, Kan. With his death football lost a witty wizard who as head coach for twelve years (1918-30) had guided Notre Dame to 105 victories as against only 12 defeats. Rockne's teams were undefeated and untied throughout 1929 and 1930—his last two seasons of coaching.

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