Daily Archives: July 13, 2012

Iowa Homecoming History: 1922

Some 26,000 spectators watched Iowa defeat Minnesota 28-14 during the Homecoming celebration in Iowa City. Though the wet field couldn’t stop the Iowa attack, muddy roads did stop the fans on their way out of town. Local historian Irving Weber, 22BA, recalled the mess that resulted:

“Ten thousand people reportedly had driven to Iowa City for that game, under threatening clouds,…

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