April 15, 1916: The first Inter-Society basketball game was held.
April, 1931: Botanist George Washington Carver visited Radford.
April 25, 1936: The Ingles Literary Society presented the play “Little Women” as the chief literary event of the year.
April 4, 1937: Poet Robert Frost spoke and shared many of his personal works at Radford University.
April, 1947: Phone booths were installed in each dormitory for students to make outgoing calls.
April 18, 1953: “The Cove” was opened on the first floor of what is now known as Walker Hall, joining the adjacent post office and Panel Room as “The Student Union.”
April 7, 1976: Grammy winner and legendary Blues singer-songwriter Bonnie Raitt performed in concert at Radford. Singer, song-writer Livingston Taylor also performed.
April 27, 1976: The first male SGA President, Richard LaBrie ’77, was elected.
April 25-26, 1980: Famed dance instructor Frano Jelincic and his wife, internationally renowned ballerina Dagmar Kessler, worked with dance students to produce the first full-length ballet at Radford, “Coppelia.”
April, 2003: Radford University Professor Rhett Herman and students, Dan Blake and Daniel Hansen, participated in a NASA-organized research expedition to the North Pole.