1925

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1925 in Clemson History

Events that occurred in 1925:

  • The Southern Railway inaugurates the "Crescent Limited" through Calhoun, although it does not stop here.
  • March 14: Birthday dinner given for Prof. Rudolph E. Lee by the Architectural Society, Saturday evening, at Pruitt's House, Starr, South Carolina.
  • April 2: Agricultural Hall is gutted by fire. It will be rebuilt to house agricultural activities and the Library. After the agricultural activities were moved to Long Hall and the new Agricultural Center, the building becomes strictly the Library and will serve in this capacity until the Robert Muldrow Cooper Library is opened in 1966. It is now Sikes Hall, the university administration building.
  • July: Enoch Walter Sikes is appointed as the sixth president of the Clemson Agricultural College. He will serve until 1940, the longest term for a Clemson president to this point.
  • September 26: The Tigers drop home opener to Presbyterian, 9-14.
  • October 3: Clemson loses to Alabama Polytechnic College (later Auburn), 6-13, on Riggs Field.
  • October 10: Clemson travels to Kentucky, losing, 6-19.
  • October 22: South Carolina blanks Clemson, 0-33, in Columbia.
  • October 29: Clemson travels to Wofford, losing, 0-13.
  • November 7: Florida blanks the Tigers, 0-42, on Riggs Field.
  • November 14: The Tigers secure only win of the season in roadgame to the Citadel, 6-0.
  • November 26: Furman ices Clemson's 1-7 season with a 0-26 shutout in Greenville.




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