June 16

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  • On Friday night, June 16, 1876, a Blue Ridge Railroad train bound from Belton to Anderson Court House, breaks through the trestle over Broadway Creek, killing all five on board, including Wilson, the engineer, and Sullivan, the mail agent. ("The Pickens Sentinel, Pickens Court House, South Carolina, 1872-1893, Historical and Genealogical Abstracts, Volume 1, compiled by Peggy Burton Rich and Marion Ard Whitehurst, Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, Maryland, 1994, ISBN 1-55613-985-3, page 29.)
  • 1949: The Board of Directors of Oconee Memorial Hospital approve construction of a new wing for the facility. ("The Heritage of Oconee County, Vol. 1, 1868-1995, The Blue Ridge Arts Council, Seneca, South Carolina, 1995, Library of Congress card number 95-61417, page 20.)
  • June 15-June 16, 1959: The Clemson Theatre shows the newly-released film "The Hangman", starring Robert Taylor, Tina Louise, Fess Parker and Jack Lord. A marshal nicknamed "The Hangman" because of his record in hunting down and capturing wanted criminals traces a robbery suspect to a small town. However, the man is known and liked there, and the citizens band together to help him avoid capture. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U6Kq3AapCE
  • 2006: Clemson rallies to score 8 runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to take the lead and go on to beat Georgia Tech 8-4 in the first game of the NCAA Baseball College World Series.
  • 2007: The ClemsonWiki project tallies its 28,000th hit. June 15, 2007-June 17, 2007, the Brooks Center presents WordBRIDGE in the Bellamy Theatre at 8 p.m. Adults $10, Students $5.

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