This Day in Williams History

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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 

July 3rd, 1883   A violent storm destroys the setting for the annual alumni dinner, smashing dishes, tables, and the building itself.   more 

July 4th, 1832   July 4th riots result in the expulsion of several students.   more 

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