April 23, 1929: William Appleton Lawrence, the grandson of the university's founder, Amos A. Lawrence, was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity degree.
April 25, 1853: Excavation for Main Hall began.
April 25, 1932: President Wriston announced that starting in 1933, the university would begin a tutorial system which would allow students greater freedom in directing their own educational endeavors based on their interests.
April 27, 1935: Dr. George Works, a professor at the University of Chicago, gave a convocation address on the tactics used by the Nazi government to control the behavior of students at German universities.
April 28, 1898: Seven Lawrence University students and one alumnus enlisted in Company G, Light Infantry, Wisconsin Volunteers, and departed for service in the Spanish - American War.
April 29, 1914: Booker T. Washington gave an address before Lawrence students and citizens of Appleton in the Methodist Church.
April 29, 1966: The first trivia contest was broadcasted beginning at 10pm and lasting 29 hours.