April 18

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  • 1975: The Clemson Players, in cooperation with the Dionysia Council, present Eugene Ionesco's The Bald Soprano and The Lesson in Daniel Auditorium at 8 p.m., with free admission. At the Tiger Band banquet, held at the Holiday Inn on the 123 By-pass, C. Mark Sublette scores the Hartzog Award.
  • 1978: First Special Olympics for local disabled children is held on Riggs Field.
  • 1978: The Faculty Senate unanimously votes to investigate low salaries, responding to a preliminary report that Clemson pay scales are as much as 18 percent lower than that of Atlantic Coast Conference schools, and 12 percent below the national average.
  • 1978: The Student Senate, in its last meeting of the semester, listens to pitch from representative of R.D. Products, Inc. on proposed new Vali-Dine Series 3 computer system to be installed in Harcombe and Schilletter dining halls. After a 30-minute debate, the senate passes resolution against supporting the new system, 17-10, citing a lack of student input, the controlled access to eating areas, and the lack of clear information about the financial aspects being presented. Nonetheless, the computerized system will be installed during the summer semesters.
  • 1978: Tiger baseball team gets clutch two-run homer by sophomore Tony Masone in the eighth inning to defeat North Carolina State in Raleigh, 2-1, to clinch the ACC regular season championship.
  • 1978: Central Spirit holds interviews for the 25 1978-1979 staff positions, 7 p.m - 9 p.m., at the Student Government offices
  • 1978: Registration for both summer semesters, as well as first semester 1978-1979.
  • 1978: The Clemson Players present Lanford Wilson's Hot l Baltimore, the fourth production of the 1977-1978 season, directed by Chip Egan. Free admission with performances in Daniel Auditorium at 8 p.m., April 17-22, except matinee at 3:30 p.m. on April 20.
  • 1980 - Bill Atchley inaugurated as President of Clemson University.
  • 2006: The Clemson Players present Sincerely in the Brooks Center Bellamy Theatre, $10 for adults, $5 for students. Performances at 8 p.m., April 18-22, and 3 p.m., April 22-23.
  • 2007: A candlelight vigil is held in the Amphitheatre by over 1,200 orange and maroon-clad students and faculty in honor, commemoration, and support of those affected by the Virginia Tech tragedy of April 16.
  • 2008: The Clemson Players present Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" at the Brooks Center, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults.
  • 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.
  • 2009: O.A.R. brings their "All Sides" tour to Littlejohn Coliseum, with opening act Parachute, doors open at 7 p.m. More information at ClemsonMajor Events.com. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.
  • 2015: In a doubleheader against Duke at Doug Kingsmore Stadium, Clemson baseball takes both games, 6-2 and 8-1.

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