May 2

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May 2 in Clemson History

  • 1888: The first meeting of the Life Trustees named in the will of Thomas Green Clemson is held under the (now-gone) oak tree on the estate at Fort Hill. A bronze tablet on a native boulder marks the spot and records minutes from that gathering. (Cook, Harriet Heffner, "John C. Calhoun - the Man", The R.L. Bryan Co., Columbia, S.C., 1965, Library of Congress Card No. 65-19779, page 11.)
  • 1914: In the middle of a 10 game road trip (during which they went 8-2), Clemson baseball outhits Newberry 15-9.
  • 1977: Lambda Theta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is colonized on the Clemson campus.


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