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The Oklahoma State University Development Foundation is officially created on January...

Oklahoma State University entered into an agreement with Oklahoma City University in...

Drs. Edward A. and Mary M. Grula, bacteriology professors at OSU, announced they had...

Kappa Kappa Psi, the national band fraternity for men, was founded at Oklahoma A&M...

The eleventh annual convention of the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS...

Dr. E. Winn Jones delivers pigs by cesarean section under strict aseptic conditions....

In his third trip to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, coach Toby Greene...

Only two other FM stations were on the air in Oklahoma on December 29, 1955, when KAMC...

By 1959, most of the World War II era hutments were removed from Veterans Village and...

The Shadow Lake Eight, a legendary dance band established at OSU, was a big hit at...

The new Chemistry-Physics Building, soon renamed the Physical Sciences Building, was...

President Oliver Willham put together a committee in 1958 to explore the possibilities...

Charley Lester appeared as the first Pistol Pete in the annual homecoming events of...

Former Oklahoma A&M great Myron Roderick took over the reigns in 1957 and returned...

The first historically black fraternity to colonize at OSU in 1958, the Epsilon...

Ab Justice became OSU’s first official All-American golfer in 1958, his senior year. A...

In 1958, the College of Business began offering its first doctorate in economics and...

Science Hall, also known as the Chemistry Building, became the first home of the newly...

The Bennett Memorial Chapel was dedicated on December 14, 1957 to honor Oklahoma A...

Frank B. ""Pistol Pete"" Eaton rode in the October 1957 homecoming parade to spur...

Robert L. "Bob" McCulloh (pictured) was chosen the winner in a 1957 contest to compose...

OSU geography professor Robert Fite developed an experimental mobile chemistry project...

Former U.S. President Harry Truman visited campus in 1957 to express his appreciation...

A legislative bill to rename Oklahoma A&M College to Oklahoma State University of...

In 1957, track standout Orlando Hazley became the first African American to letter in...

The 1957 closed circuit transmission of the OAMC vs. University of Kansas basketball...

A self-contained, water moderated nuclear reactor was installed on the OSU campus in...

When Oklahoma A&M College changed its name to Oklahoma State University, the...

Construction on the middle wing of McElroy Hall begins.

The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority was established in April of 1956 and...

After a decade of research, Herbert L. "Cyclone" Jones and Ruben D. Kelly, electrical...

By the mid-1950s, the plan laid out by President Henry Bennett had taken shape. The...

The mathematics department at Oklahoma A&M College developed and installed the...

In 1955, Dr. June Iben became the first female to graduate from the School of...

Female students were allowed to march with their male counterparts in the Aggie Band...

A second ROTC marching band was started in 1955, exclusively for Air Force ROTC...