Found 2 events matching "1966 "
University pressures local landlords
In 1966, the University was pressuring area landlords to rent to African American students. In response, some landlords wrote angry letters to Chancellor Caldwell.
Dennis Byrd, All American
As a football defensive player, Byrd became a two-time All American (in 1966 and 1967). He was a member of the "White Shoes" defense that helped the Wolfpack achieve the rank of No. 3 in the 1967 season and win the Liberty Bowl. He was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame in 2007, the College Football Hall of Fame in 2010, and the NC State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2014.