This Day in Williams History

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October 25th, 1945   The term ends and three seniors graduate. There are no Commencement exercises.

October 26th, 1791   The Williamstown Free School, precursor to Williams College, opens its doors to its first students.   more 

October 28th, 1871   The student newspaper, the Vidette, announces that East College has been wired for telegraphic communication.

October 29th, 1833   Kappa Alpha is the first fraternity established at Williams.   more 

October 31st, 1945   The V-12 program at Williams, in which 1076 men were trained, ends.

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