January 27 - LLU offers a black history course for credit for the first time.
February 15 - LLU mobile dental van begins service among 400 Indians living on Morongo Indian Reservation.
February 25 - First "School With a Heart" (now called "Clinic With a Heart") is held, providing a day of free dental care for the community.
July 26 - School of Dentistry team leaves for Central America.
August 20 - Loma Linda University Hospital is renamed Loma Linda University Medical Center.
September 14 - School of Public Health is renamed School of Health.
January 15 - Mobile dental clinic program is inaugurated.
July 1 - School of Health Related Professions becomes School of Allied Health Professions.
August 20 - President Nixon arrives in Loma Linda to announce VA hospital.
February 23 - LLU donates 15 acres for the new VA hospital.
May 22 - LLUMC Air Medical Service is inaugurated.
June 5 - First helicopter to be operated by a California hospital goes into service at LLU.
February 22 - School of Nursing is relocated from LLUMC to West Hall.
June 7 - School of Nursing administration hosts open house.
July 6 - First LLUMC patient receives pacemaker.
November 11 - Councillors Field is dedicated.
April 17 - First open heart surgery in Vietnam is done by LLU team.
April 24 - First Fine Arts Festival begins at LLU.
June 16 - VA Hospital groundbreaking held.
August 1 - First Seventh-day Adventist Health Study questionnaire is sent to 50,000 Adventists.
October 9 - Adventist church begins Annual Council session on LL campus.
May 2 - Vietnamese refugees arrive.
October 6 - Outpatient Hand Rehabilitation Center opens.
January 20 - First open-heart surgery in Saudi Arabia is done by LLU team.
January 21 - Loma Linda Ellen G. White Estate/SDA Research Center is dedicated.
March 11 - LLU announces accreditation of Hearing, Language & Speech Center.
June 18 - First allied health missionaries leave LLU for Africa.
September 25 - Grand opening is held for Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Veterans Hospital.
May 10 - LLU announces undergraduate degree program in geology.
August 27 - Ground is broken for Del E. Webb Memorial Library & Randall Visitor Center.
September 4 - Faculty Medical Offices building opens.
December 2 - First group of LLU medical personnel flies to Thailand to help Cambodian refugees.