1895 in Clemson History
Events that occurred in 1895:
- June: Clemson's first graduate, Charles Carter Newman, son of J. S. Newman, the college's first professor of agriculture, receives his degree. He had already completed his sophomore year of studies at Auburn where his father had taught before coming to Clemson. (Bryan, Wright, "Clemson: An Informal History of the University 1889-1979", The R. L. Bryan Company, Columbia, South Carolina, 1979, ISBN 0-934870-01-2, page 51.)
- July 1: Date after which Prof. Henry Aubrey Strode receives no salary, though he will still remain on the mathematics faculty until 1896, at which time he will be asked by the Board of Trustees to resign.
- July 21: The first church in Calhoun, Fort Hill Presbyterian Church, is organized. It met in the upstairs of Boggs Store, now Calhoun Corners.
- Fall: W. M. Williams, Clemson's future second head football coach, leading the Tigers for one season, in 1897, a native of West Point, Georgia, plays at Auburn in 1894, 1895 and 1896 under Coach John Heisman, and is considered the best blocking halfback in the south.