February 15, 1856: An article in the Milwaukee Sentinel described Main Hall: “This building is the largest and best of its kind in the West.”
February 17, 1990: What would go on to claim the title "World's Largest Popsicle" in the 1990 edition of the Guinness Book of World records was created by Lawrence students, with the help of Boldt Construction, and displayed at Appleton's Icescape winter festival.
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 project organized by director of jazz studies, Fred Sturm.