Difference between revisions of "1960's"

From ClemsonWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Southern dumps a freight train, Red Carpet opens)
m (link)
 
(5 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 5: Line 5:
 
*[[US 123|Highway 123]] Bypass is constructed during the early part of the decade.
 
*[[US 123|Highway 123]] Bypass is constructed during the early part of the decade.
  
*In the mid-1960s, a [[Southern Railway]] freight train derails at the [[Seneca River]] trestle dumping some cars into recently created [[Lake Hartwell]].  They are still down there.
+
*In the mid-1960s, a [[Southern Railway]] freight train derails at the [[Seneca River trestle]] dumping some cars into recently created [[Lake Hartwell]].  They are still down there.
  
 
==Years==
 
==Years==
 
*[[1960]]
 
*[[1960]]
 
*[[1961]]
 
*[[1961]]
*[[1962]] [[Tiger Band]] meets [[President John F. Kennedy]] at the White House.  When he asks them to perform, they have no instruments with them so they sing [[Tiger Rag]] for the president.
+
*[[1962]]
*[[1963]] [[Tiger Band]] drops the cadet uniform for a modified Buckingham Guardsman-style uniform with big fur Busbee headgear which will be worn through the [[1977]] season.
+
*[[1963]]
 
*[[1964]]
 
*[[1964]]
 
*[[1965]]
 
*[[1965]]
*[[1966]] [[ABC]] sportscaster [[Keith Jackson]] calls Clemson's first nationally televised football game in his first season with the network.
+
*[[1966]]  
*[[1967]] [[The Study Hall]] opens on the corner of [[College Avenue]] and [[Clemson Avenue]], downtown's first "bar."
+
*[[1967]]
*[[1968]] A former partner in [[The Study Hall]] remodels the ex-[[Feedbag]] hardware store into the [[Red Carpet Lounge]].
+
*[[1968]]
*[[1969]] Football Coach [[Frank Howard]] steps down on 10 December after thirty years as head coach.  Last year that freshman are required to participate in mandantory "[[Rat season]]" as [[ROTC]] is abolished as a requirement the following year.
+
*[[1969]]  
 +
 
 +
{{Yearbox|preceding=[[1950's]]|decade=20th Century|following=[[1970's]]}}
  
 
[[Category:Clemson History by Year]]
 
[[Category:Clemson History by Year]]

Latest revision as of 09:52, 18 May 2008

The 1960's in Clemson History

Events that occurred in the 1960's

  • Highway 123 Bypass is constructed during the early part of the decade.

Years


1950's The 20th Century 1970's