This Day in Williams History
February 21st, 1938 The college seismograph records a 14 second "earthquake" as the 75 foot brick chimney of the Greylock Hotel falls. more »
March 2nd, 1935 The Williams Record reports that Latin will no longer be considered a requirement for admission to the college.
March 7th, 1715 Ephraim Williams Jr., Founder of Williams College, is born in Newton, Mass. more »
March 8th, 1785 The Massachusetts General Court grants the charter to establish the Free School in Williamstown. more »
March 11th, 1927 Carl Sandburg delivers a speech titled "An American Miscellany" before the Williams Forum in Jesup Hall.