This Day in Williams History

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May 4th, 1970   In opposition to the Vietnam War, Williams students vote to strike.   more 

May 7th, 1927   The Williams Record reports on the new road over Petersburgh Mountain pass.   more 

May 7th, 1861   "Third term begins at Williams and undergraduates form a battalion and drilled an hour daily."   more 

May 7th, 1828   Edward Clark (Class of 1831) is fined $5 and suspended for a term for firing off firecrackers. (Faculty Meeting Minutes)

May 22nd, 1792   The trustees of the Williamstown Free School write to the Massachusetts General Court asking to convert the School to a college named Williams Hall.   more 

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