This Day in Williams History

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

February 21st, 1938   The college seismograph records a 14 second "earthquake" as the 75 foot brick chimney of the Greylock Hotel falls.   more 

March 2nd, 1935   The Williams Record reports that Latin will no longer be considered a requirement for admission to the college.

March 7th, 1715   Ephraim Williams Jr., Founder of Williams College, is born in Newton, Mass.   more 

March 8th, 1785   The Massachusetts General Court grants the charter to establish the Free School in Williamstown.   more 

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