This Day in Williams History

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December 3rd, 1966   Williams students attend the first annual Inter-Collegiate Conference of African-American students held at Columbia.

December 5th, 1753   Williamstown's first proprietors' meeting is held in Seth Hudson's house near Hemlock Brook.

December 6th, 1918   Charles W. Whittlesey (Class of 1905) is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.   more 

December 10th, 1829   Erasmus D. Towner (Class of 1833, non-graduate) is expelled for repeatedly setting a college out-building on fire.   more 

December 22nd, 1824   Four members of the Class of 1827 are fined $5 for playing cards. (Faculty Meeting Minutes)

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