50 years agoNotre Dame's football team, with grater...


December 01, 1996|By Robert M. Pennington from the archives of the Ann Arrundall County Historical Society.

50 years ago

Notre Dame's football team, with grater manpower and far more football experience but without any brilliance along any line, beat a young, inexperienced Navy team yesterday by a 28-0 score. -- The Sun, Nov. 2, 1946.

Fire yesterday damaged the four-story building of the Annapolis Grammar School. Fire Commissioner Thomas Basil said investigation disclosed "evidence of the fire's having been set." -- The Sun, Nov. 11, 1946.

Gov.-elect William Preston Lane, Jr., formally requested Governor O'Conor yesterday to direct the State Roads Commission to complete plans for the construction of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Proposals for the construction go back as far as 1907. -- The Sun, Nov. 13, 1946.

Capt. E. B. Taylor, director of athletics at the U.S. Naval Academy, acknowledged the gift of a new Navy goat mascot from Governor Stevenson of Texas. The governor said he was sending the "toughest, meanest goat in Central Texas." -- The Sun, Nov. 19, 1946.

Pub Date: 12/01/96

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