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Gipp, George

Born: 1895 AD
Died: 1920 AD

1895 – Born on February 18th in Laurium. American football player.

1915 – The Laurium Baseball Team was the champion of the Upper Peninsula with George Gipp playing center field.

1917 – Was the fullback for Notre Dame.

1919 – Gipp was expelled from Notre Dame, allegedly for cutting classes.

1920 – During the Illinois game on November 20nd that Gipp contracted a serious streptococcic infection of the throat.

         – He died on December 14th at 3:27 AM.

1935 – The George Gipp Memorial Park was dedicated on August 3rd.