February 18, 1926: "The Vikings" received 252 of 408 student votes cast for a new name for Lawrence athletic teams, though it took a few years for the name to stick.
February 19, 1917: A parade made up of prominent Appleton citizens, Lawrence students, faculty and pep bands marked the beginning of the fundraising campaign for the building of what was then called the "Lawrence chapel-auditorium"
February 19, 1989: Lawrence students and Appleton citizens succeeded in claiming the title of "Most People Sledding Down a Hill in a Toboggan" with 187 people on a 104-foot toboggan. The event was memorialized in the 1989 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records.
February 19, 2010: Singer Bobby McFerrin returned to Lawrence for the fourth time and led a performance of "Migrations," a concert suite written by the director of jazz studies, Fred Sturm.
February 20, 1914: Formal installation ceremonies were held for Lawrence's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the Gamma Chapter of Wisconsin. Four women students were the first to be initiated.
February 22, 1922: One of the worst ice storms ever to hit Wisconsin struck on this day, with 1-2 inches of ice in Appleton downing power lines and snapping trees.
February 22, 1924: Women on campus held the first documented "Best Loved" event, an annual tradition until 1967.
February 24, 1969: Students from the Afro-American Association presented President Curtis Tarr with a list of 10 demands.