In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, an Ethiopian emperor tours the campus, the Nassau Lit notes that the institution has no school colors, and more.
May 28, 1870—A committee of 20 Presbyterians is in Princeton to lay the cornerstone of Reunion Hall, named in honor of the reunion of Old and New School Presbyterians.
May 29, 1954—Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I stops by the Princeton campus as part of a month-long tour of the United States.
May 30, 1993—John Allis ’65 is inducted into the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame.
June 1, 1867—The Nassau Literary Magazine notes that the College of New Jersey (Princeton), unlike its peer institutions, does not have school colors.
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