125 years ago: The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles issues a Church-wide statement commending the work of the Church schools, including Brigham Young Academy.
50 years ago: In March 1962 LaVell Edwards (EdD ’78) joins the football coaching staff at Brigham Young University.
25 years ago: Former U.S. president Gerald Ford speaks in the Wilkinson Center Ballroom.
5 years ago: Der Ostwind, a short film featuring a live-action WWI fighter pilot maneuvering through computer-animated dogfights, is BYU’s first student film shown at the Sundance Film Festival.
By J. Gordon Daines III (BA ’97), University Archivist
Read more about BYU’s history on the University Archives blog at lib.byu.edu/sites/byuhistory.