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- 1922: Athletic events are held by the Piedmont Oratorical and Athletic Association. A document from this event is preserved in a scrapbook by Cadet William Fletcher Welch of Clio, South Carolina, class of 1925, now in Special Collections at the Strom Thurmond Institute.
- 1953: Clemson baseball's 1st recorded walk off HR - with the game tied 12-12 in the bottom of the 14th inning, Freshman LF Bill Barnett steps to the plate and hammers a solo blast to give the Tigers a 13-12 win over Furman. Playing RF in this game was Doug Kingsmore.
- 1972: Rod Stewart and the Faces, rescheduled from November 20, in Littlejohn Coliseum, with Fleetwood Mac, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5.25 for general admission, $6.25 on the floor.
- 1976: The Buzzard is published. Front page headline: "Tate's Final Mistakes" about disgraced basketball coach Tates Locke. Excellent illustrations by Tiger artist Matt Crawford parody images described in Woodward & Bernstein's account of the downfall of President Richard Nixon over the Watergate scandal, with Nixon's praying with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger incident rendered as Tates Locke praying with Athletic Director Bill McClellan.
- 1978: Sixth annual Bengal Ball held at the Y Beach beginning at 1 p.m., tickets are $3, limited to 4,000. Music by Overland Express with Bill Haney and the Zassoff Boys.
- 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.
- 1978: Band Your Mama appears in Edgar's at 8:30 p.m., fifty cent admission.
- 1978: The Union Outdoor Rec Committee sponsors overnight canoe trip on Lake Jocassee.
- 1979: The First annual Fiji-Shriner Celebrity Run held, a 30-mile relay sponsored by Phi Gamma Delta fraternity to raise money for the Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children of Greenville. Clemson athletes Chubby Wells and Derek Johnson anchor the run which begins on Bowman Field at 9 a.m., reaching the hospital on Pleasantburg Drive at 2 p.m.
- 1990: Dr. Bruce F. Cook retires from the Clemson University Department of the Perfoming Arts after many years leading the Clemson bands, following a final directorial appearance with the Clemson University Symphonic Band in Tillman Auditorium on Sunday, April 22, at 3 p.m. Selections include A Copland Portrait, adapted by Clare Grundman, Robert Russell Bennett's Suite of Old American Dances, John Barnes Chance's Incantation and Dance, William Schuman's When Jesus Wept and Chester, Clemson Department of the Performing Arts Professor Edwin A, Freeman's Lydian Song, John Williams: Evening at Pops, arranged by John Higgins, and John Philip Sousa's El Capitan March.
- 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.
- 2009: Jerry Buck Inman is sentenced to death for the 2006 murder of Tiffany Marie Souers, although his execution date of July 27, 2009 will be delayed by appeals.
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