Dean Smith played at KU from '49 to '53. He played varsity in 52 and 53. They won a national championship in 52 and were finalists in 53.
=The Ku Klux Klan started in 1865.=
1865 (December 24).
The Thirteenth Amendment, which ended slavery in the United States, was ratified in 1865. The Ku Klux Klan was founded the same year.
It was passed in 1871.
1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee.
Basketball was invented Kansas by Dr. Naismith, a professor at KU. The University of Kansas' basketball arena is named the Dean A. Naismith Fieldhouse.
The first Ku Klux Klan was founded on December 24th, 1865 by six Tennessee veterans of the Confederate army.