In 1976 - To date, there had been about 65 entries for the May 1 Lawrence Bicentennial Parade. It was anticipated the total would push to 100 and beyond by the time the final listings were in. Many had noted cases of "Bicentennial Fever" among many residents and groups.
In 1961 - The Kansas Board of Regents named James K. Logan, assistant professor of law at Kansas University, as the new dean of the KU Law School effective July 1. Logan would succeed acting dean Fred Moreau, former full-time dean.