Reynolds Coliseum opens, with the NC State Men's Basketball team beating Washington and Lee, 67-47. Not all of the seats had been installed yet, so some fans had to sit on the cement tiers.
Construction was interrupted for many years because of World War II. The building was named for businessman William Neal Reynolds. Funding to begin the building came from the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
Singer Elton John performs at Reynolds Coliseum.
Comedian Bob Hope performs at Reynolds Coliseum.
The Vienna Symphony perform in Reynolds Coliseum.
NC State's first dairy barn stood behind Holladay Hall. Several more were added in 1909, where Reynolds Coliseum now stands.
The first Raleigh-Durham TV Fair concludes at Reynolds Coliseum. Stars appearing at the fair included Homer and Jethro of the Breakfast Club and Mrs. Hank Williams.
President Lyndon Johnson made a campaign speech before an audience of 13,000 people in Reynolds Coliseum. The president warned that a victory for opponent Barry Goldwater would mean cuts in farm programs.