This Day in Williams History

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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 

February 4th, 1940   The Shakespeare first folio is stolen from the Chapin Library . . .   more 

February 8th, 1812   Gordon Hall (Class of 1808) and Luther Rice (Class of 1810) are ordained.   more 

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