On this day in Ole Miss history in 1901, the first electric lights were turned on across campus. The lights were turned on just 22 years after Edison filed a patent on the first bulb.
Other notable Ole Miss history from 1901:
-Ole Miss played its first game against Mississippi A&M (the Aggies) on Oct. 28
-John Faulkner, brother of beloved William Faulkner, was born on Sept. 24
-After opening in 1900, the engineering school graduated its first class in 1901