In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, Earth Day is observed for the first time, professors hold a rummage sale to raise money for the ambulance corps in France, and more.
April 22, 1970—Princeton Ecology Action leads the University’s first celebration of Earth Day.
April 24, 1987—Harassment and violence mar the annual Take Back the Night march at Princeton University.
April 25, 1894—Tom C. Noyes, Class of 1889, is covering Coxey’s Army on horseback for the Washington Evening Star.
April 26, 1917—The Faculty Committee on Military Affairs holds a rummage sale to benefit the Princeton unit of the American Ambulance Corps in France.
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