Oct. 21, 1950: The Carson-Newman Eagles crushed the turnover-prone ETSC Bucs 25-6.
Oct. 21, 1968: Correspondence from Mary Hardin McCown to Roy Meade of General Shale outlined details of a gift of bricks for the museum at the business. The bricks were from the home of early settler Davis Deaderick, built between 1800 and 1824.
Oct. 21, 1977: Kenny Rogers appeared at Freedom Hall with Stella Parton and T.G. Sheppard. Tickets were $6 and $7 — roughly $25 and $30 in today’s money.
Oct. 21, 2007: ETSU President Paul Stanton announced he would not retire the following March as he had planned. Stanton stayed on to lead the university another four years.
Sources: The Comet; Archives of Appalachia, Mary Hardin McCown Collection; Vince Staten.