Blaik, Earl Henry
1897 - Born on the 15th of February in Detroit, Michigan. US oil businessman and football coach.
1920 - Blaik served in the United States Cavalry.
1924-1925 - He worked as a part-time assistant coach for Miami University.
1926 - Accepted a coaching position on the staff of University of Wisconsin.
1927 - Head football coach George Little.
1930 - Became a part time coach at the United States Military Academy.
1934-1941 - Became head coach of Dartmouth University.
1941-1958 - Head football coach for the United States Military Academy.
1944-1945 - His Army football teams won consecutive national championships.
1946 - He was selected as National Coach of the Year.
1959 - Resigned as head football coach of Army on 13th of January.
1964 - He was inducted in to the College Football Hall of Fame.
1969 - Miami University honored him by induction into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame.
1986 - Blaik received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Ronald Reagan.
1999 - Blaik died on 6th of May at age 92 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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