1905 in Clemson History
Events that occurred in 1905:
- February 19: In Anderson, electric streetcar service begins as the Anderson Traction Company initiates formal operations on Sunday, this date. Streetcars will operate in the city until November 4, 1935. (Source: Palmetto Traction - Electric Railways of South Carolina by Thomas Fetters, 1978, Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, no ISBN, pages 71, 76. - Fetters is Class of 1961, with a BS in Chemical Engineering.)
- February 27: Cadet J. T. Weston, from Richland, South Carolina, Clemson Class of 1908, dies this date. (TAPS 1908, page 55.)
- June 22: Dr. Richard Newman Brackett signs off on the foreward of his history of the Old Stone Church, published under the auspices of The Old Stone Church and Cemetery Association with the cooperation of the Andrew Pickens and Cateechee Chapters, Daughters of the American Revolution.
- August 6: William Wright Bryan, Sr., son of Arthur Buist Bryan, is born in Clemson.
- September 5: Cadet B. L. Allsbrook, from Horry, South Carolina, Clemson Class of 1908, dies this date. (TAPS 1908, page 55.)
- Fall: Ed Cochems takes over the head football coach job for one season.
- October 14: In home opener on Bowman Field, Clemson ties Tennessee. 5-5, to leave series record at 2-0-2 in the Tigers' favor.
- October 21: The Tigers shut out Georgia in Athens, 35-0, advancing the series record to 6-3 in favor of Clemson.
- October 25: Clemson blanks Alabama, 25-0, in game played at the State Fair in Columbia. The Tigers lead the series with 'Bama, 3-0.
- November 11: The Clemson-Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn) game, played in Alabama, is called on account of darkness with the Tigers on top, 26-0. This ties the series at 2-2.
- November 18: In first meeting with Vanderbilt, Clemson loses on the road, 0-41.
- November 30: Georgia Tech defeats the Tigers in Atlanta, 10-17, to give them a dominating 5-0-1 lead in the series. Clemson finishes the season with a 3-2-1 record.