Notice any patterns?
October 16, 1997: The dedication ceremony for Briggs Hall was held.
October 16, 2003: The dedication ceremony for Hiett Hall was held.
October 17, 1925: A crowd of 5,000 attended the dedication of Whiting Field.
October 17, 1963: Two ceremonies were held: one for Trever Hall's dedication and another for Curtis Tarr's installation as Lawrence's twelfth president.
October 19, 1906: The dedication ceremony for the Carnegie Library was held.
October 19, 1974: A ceremony was held for the laying of the cornerstone of the Seeley G. Mudd Library.
October 19, 2000: The dedication ceremony for Science Hall, now Thomas A. Steitz Hall of Science, was held.
October 22, 1963: The consolidation between Lawrence College and Milwaukee-Downer College was announced and dominated the headlines in both Milwaukee and Appleton.
October 23, 1851: The first recorded debate for the men's literary society, the Amphictyon Association, was held, on the subject: "Resolved that from the signs of the times we have reason to expect a dissolution of the union."