Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Happy Birthday, Eleazar!

On this date in 1711, almost three hundred years ago, a man was born in Windham, Connecticut to Ralph Wheelock and Ruth Huntington. His name was Eleazar Wheelock, and he would become the founder of our institution some fifty-eight years later.

3 comments:

John said...

So let me see: a student election imbroglio at Dartmouth has hit IvyGate; Zywicki has been not-renewed at the Board of Trustees; Dartmouth alums from Geithner to Immelt to Paulson have been performing below expectations; Obama -- Jeffrey Hart's favorite guy -- has been behaving bizarrely. And Dartlog hasn't mentioned any of this, instead wishing Eleazar Wheelock a happy birthday. Didn't TDR and Dartlog once have a reputation for being in-your-face?

hardeharhar said...

That must have been some delivery. Most people are born as infants.

lazy, privileged TDR staffer said...

Didn't TDR and Dartlog once have a reputation for being in-your-face?Well, we don't kid ourselves--in terms of reputation, we're certainly no John Bruce.