Aug. 18—Harold H. Short from Colorado State sworn is as national president at the 47th National Convention at The Registry Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz. (1985).
Aug. 21—The 44th National Convention was gaveled in by National President F.L. McKinley from Oklahoma State. John Green from Nebraska Wesleyan was elected national vice president at the Convention (1979).
Aug. 24—Phi Kappa Tau's first Convention at a resort hotel took place at the West Baden Springs Hotel in West Baden, Ind. (1926).