This Day in Williams History

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January 24th, 1935   The Steamship Mohawk disaster claims the lives of Prof. Herdman Cleland and three seniors bound to the Yucatan for a geological expedition.   more 

January 24th, 1913   Eben Burt Parsons, secretary of the Faculty and Registrar of the College for 21 years, passes away.   more 

January 30th, 1839   Samuel Chapman Armstrong, Class of 1862 and founder of Hampton Institute, is born on the island of Maui.   more 

February 1st, 1820   The Massachusetts Legislature refuses the petition of the President and Trustees to remove Williams College to Northampton.   more 

February 4th, 1802   Mark Hopkins, Williams's fourth president, is born in Stockbridge, Mass.   more 

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