February 24 - CME receives WASC accreditation.
June 10 - Occupation therapy program is given initial approval by AMA.
June 13 - CME's master's program in nursing receives accreditation.
July 22 - CME team removes bullet from man's heart?first time heart-lung machine used for this purpose.
September 25 - Second Kate Lindsay Hall opens.
July 1 - CME becomes Loma Linda University.
September 7 - Dental hygiene program approved by ADA.
March 30 - OT program approved by AMA's Council on Medical Education.
April 26 - Medical records administration curriculum authorized.
April 26 - The School of Dietetics becomes the School of Nutrition and Dietetics.
September 26 - LLU board votes to unify campus at Loma Linda.
December 4 - Ground broken for Graduate School building.
April 29 - First open heart surgery team leaves for Pakistan.
June 27 - Trustees ratify School of Medicine affiliation with Riverside County General Hospital.
August 9 - Vice president Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Overseas Heart Surgery Team.
September 3 - University SCOPE begins publication.
December 1 - Medical record administration program begins.
June 7 - Ground is broken for LLUMC.
August 25 - Clinical pastoral education program is authorized.
September 1 - School of Public Health is organized.
November 16 - Ground is broken for biochemistry building on LL campus.
February 22 - First annual President's convocation is held.
May 25 - Trustees vote to expand LLUMC to 11 stories from 9.
June 6 - First woman graduates from School of Dentistry.
August 6 - HEW awards $129,217 to dentistry to set up and operate oral health service at Monument Valley.
January 25 - Completion of the east tower marks structural completion of new hospital.
July 1 - School of Health Related Professions is organized.
September 27 - Ground is broken for Dale Gentry Gymnasium.
October 1 - Monument Valley Dental Clinic begins operation.
October 30 - First meeting of Public Health Association of Seventh-day Adventists is held.
February 8 - The Division of Public Health becomes the 15th School of Public Health in the nation, and the 6th professional school on the Loma Linda campus.
April 17 - First kidney transplant performed at Loma Linda University Hospital.
April 23 - Constituency approves LLU/La Sierra College merger.
June 23 - School of Public Health receives full accreditation.
July 1 - The School of Public Health begins instruction.
July 1 - LSC becomes College of Arts and Sciences of LLU.
July 9 - LLUH is first occupied.
July 10 - The first baby is born in the new University Hospital.
October 17 - Original Loma Linda Sanitarium is razed.
November 1 - First open-heart surgery is performed by LLU team in Greece.
March 7 - The Dale Gentry Auditorium and Gymnasium opens.
February 8 - School of Nutrition and Dietetics becomes the department of nutrition and dietetics.
March 31 - LLUH is dedicated.
August 5 - School of Dentistry announces new two-year dental assisting program.
January 26 - Nichol Hall opens.
January 28 - Second hospital is renamed Francis D. Nichol Hall.
February 16 - Dedication of LLUH meditation chapel is held.
October 26 - Helipad opened at LLUH.Centennial homepage