January 18

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January 18 in Clemson History

  • 1913: The Clemson College Rifle Club has a meet with Columbia.
  • 1916: The Tiger publishes an article stating that "For several weeks, Col. M. B. Hardin, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, has been confined to his bed. We are very sorry to announce that his condition during the last few days has not improved. Col. Hardin is missed most at chapel services upon which he has long been a constant attendent since long before most of us boys heard of Clemson. The entire corps of cadets join in wishing him a speedy recovery." (The Tiger, "Col. Hardin Very Ill", 18 January 1916, Volume XI, Number 14, page 2.) Hardin will die April 26, 1916.
  • 1990: Danny Ford resigns as head coach of the Tigers after losing power struggle with President Max Lennon. Ford is tied for most wins in the ACC (96), the second highest winning percentage, and was 96-29-4 at Clemson, a .760 overall record.
  • 2005: Stephen M. Gregg, co-founder of the Clemson Newsstand, dies in Greenville after a fight with a degenerative illness.
  • 2007: In the Family Series, Garry Krinsky, vaudevillian with a severe science Jones, presents his Toying With Science, an entertaining demonstration of the physical laws that govern us at 7 p.m. in the Brooks Center. Tix are $6 for adults, $3 for students. Womens basketball hosts Maryland in Littlejohn Coliseum at 7 p.m., losing 60-61. The Clemson College of Business and Behavioral Science hosts a reception with Dr. Bruce Yandle, Clemson’s former Dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science and former Executive Director of the Federal Trade Commission. The Reception is held at 6:30 p.m. Heavy Hors d’oeuvres, Wine, & Beer are served. This event kicks off the new College of Business and Behavioral Science internship program in Washington, D.C. and celebrates the bi-centennial of Thomas Green Clemson’s birth. The Club celebrates with Clemson students participating in the internship program in Washington D.C. and with other Clemson Alumni.


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