April 14

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  • 1899: Randolph T. V. Bowman dies this date. He was one of Clemson's first assistant football coaches and the very first baseball coach. He was also an instructor in forge and foundry from February 1895 to April 1899. Bowman holds the Clemson distinction of having coached the very first intercollegiate match played at Clemson, a baseball game with Furman on April 24, 1896, which, unfortunately, the Tigers lost, 13-20. Bowman Field is named in his honor.
  • 2007: Some 350 gather at the Strom Thurmond Institute between 1 and 2 p.m. for the Step It Up environmental rally to draw attention to the threat of global warming, and calling on the Congress to cut carbon dioxide emissions 80 percent by 2050.
  • April 14-April 18, 2008: la cotidiana, Nancy Rogers Ehlers' MFA Thesis Exhibition, at the Lee Gallery, Department of Art, G-50 Lee Hall. Lunch and Learn on April 16, 1-2 p.m., Artist Reception, April 18, 7-9 p.m. Gallery open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., phone 864-656-0509 for questions, or on the web at www.clemson.edu/caah/leegallery.

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