In this week’s installment of our recurring series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, the ADA takes effect, the Campus Center’s first birthday draws hundreds of guests, and more.
July 26, 1993—The Americans with Disabilities Act now protects Princeton employees from discrimination in the job application process and in the workplace.
July 27, 1833—An unnamed Princeton student is carrying the will of a man on death row, Joel Clough, to the prisoner’s mother.
July 28, 1986—The Daily Princetonian warns incoming students about the mandatory swim test, which requires all new Princetonians to prove they can stay afloat for 10 minutes.
July 31, 1944—The Campus Center celebrates its first anniversary in Murray-Dodge Hall with a birthday cake and about 700 guests. In its first year, it has served refreshments to an average of 10,000 students and servicemen per month.
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