This Day in Williams History
October 8th, 1967 Lady Bird Johnson speaks at Convocation and helps launch the Williams Center for Environmental Studies.
October 8th, 1969 Pres. Sawyer announces that Williams will admit women as transfer students in fall 1970.
October 9th, 1793 Williams College first opens on this day in 1793. more »
October 9th, 1861 Williams faculty vote to allow students to go out of town without excuse . . . more »
October 12th, 1912 The Williams Record reports that the Trustees have voted to demolish College Hall, best known for serving the worst food on campus. more »