This Day in Williams History

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May 2nd, 1863   The Alpine Club, the oldest mountain climbing organization in the country, takes its first walk to Birch and Prospect Glens.   more 

May 4th, 1970   In opposition to the Vietnam War, Williams students vote to strike.   more 

May 7th, 1927   The Williams Record reports on the new road over Petersburgh Mountain pass.   more 

May 7th, 1861   "Third term begins at Williams and undergraduates form a battalion and drilled an hour daily."   more 

May 7th, 1828   Edward Clark (Class of 1831) is fined $5 and suspended for a term for firing off firecrackers. (Faculty Meeting Minutes)

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