On Jan. 15, 2012, This class marked the first time a Grammy-winning producer worked with a professor at Duke University to help teach students about how music from the 1960s, '70s and '80s is still heard in the beats listened to in 2012.
The Durham Fire Department began in December 1872, with two, 20-foot ladders and a few volunteers. By 1876, 33 volunteers had been recruited, and within four years, a hook and ladder company and a bucket company were formed.
Two years after the closing of the North Carolina State League due to World War I, the Durham Bulls joined the newly formed Piedmont League on Oct. 31, 1919. The Durham Bulls played in the Piedmont League for 24 years.
On September 15, 1931, Duke opened the first major outpatient clinic in the region.
The Southern Conservatory of Music opened with 40 pupils in the fall of 1898 in a renovated Duke family home.