This Day in Williams History

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May 25th, 1829   John R. Hickok (non-graduate of the Class of 1831) is fined 50 cents for attending a dancing school. (Faculty Meeting Minutes)

May 28th, 1898   Cap & Bells offers its first production, a comedy "For one night only."   more 

June 6th, 1971   First time women (seven total) walked across the stage at commencement to receive a Williams diploma from the College President.

June 8th, 1969   Board of Trustees approve "to admit women on a regular coeducation basis beginning in the fall of 1971."

June 12th, 1838   Hopkins Observatory is dedicated.

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