28.10.

1636: Harvard University Founded

1636: Harvard University Founded
Photo Credit To https://www.google.hr/search?q=harvard+university&biw=1029&bih=1027&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAWoVChMIp_GItY_HyAIVZv9yCh2swAiQ#q=harvard+university&tbm=isch&tbs=sur:fc&imgrc=0e_ogRmHECYxzM%3A

Story Highlights

  • historical event:
  • The university is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts (named after the famous Cambridge in England). Harvard is the oldest higher education institution in the USA.

The oldest university in the USA was founded on this day in 1636. It was originally called the New Collage, and was renamed in 1639, in honor of John Harvard, who had left half of his estate to help finance the university.

The university is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts (named after the famous Cambridge in England). Harvard is the oldest higher education institution in the USA. It is currently a leading academic institution according to its financial backing, which is estimated at 24.7 billion U.S. dollars.

Eight U.S. presidents graduated at Harvard, and 75 Nobel Prize winners either studied or lectured there. Furthermore, it is interesting that 62 currently living billionaires have also studied at Harvard.

Facebook Comments

Related posts