This Day in Williams History

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June 29th, 1871   The Society of Alumni appoints a committee to "examine into the expediency of admitting women as students to college."   more 

June 30th, 1962   The Angevine Committee releases the report that will lead to the eventual demise of the Williams fraternity system.   more 

July 1st, 1859   The first intercollegiate baseball game is held between Williams and Amherst. Amherst wins 66-32.

July 1st, 1970   The first female Assistant Dean at Williams, Nancy McIntire, begins work.

July 2nd, 1881   James A. Garfield, Class of 1856 and 20th President of the U.S., is shot by a disgruntled office seeker in a Washington, D.C. railroad station.   more 

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