August 28 in Clemson History
Events on August 28 in Clemson's History
- 1902: First Lieutenant Edgar Alexander Sirmyer, born in Michigan in December 22, 1875, entered West Point, June 1893, graduating June 1897; detailed to Clemson this date as Commandant of Cadets and Professor of Military Science and Tactics. (The Oconeean, Volume Two, 1904, page 17.)
- August 27, 1965-August 28, 1965: "Citizen Kane" is shown in the Civil Engineering Auditorium at 7 p.m., as part of a new free film series sponsored by the Contemporary Film Series Committee.
- 1965: Central Dance Association New Student Mixer held in the dining hall (Harcombe) from 8 p.m.-midnight, music provided by Bob Meyer and the Rivieras out of Charlotte, North Carolina. Admission is $1. (The Tiger, Friday, August 27, 1965, Volume LIX, Number 1, page 1).
- 2007: An 18-year-old Clemson swimmer, Amy Marie Moxie, collapses while jogging Tuesday afternoon and dies at the hospital, said Clemson University authorities. The freshman from Simpsonville had just completed her first week on campus and was on the Tigers roster as a middle distance swimmer. Swim coach Christopher Ip said Moxie was jogging on her own to prepare for practice. Ip said Moxie's sister is a sophomore nursing student. The school said information about Moxie's funeral and a campus memorial service will be announced later. Pickens County Chief Deputy Coroner Kandy Kelley said an autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, August 29.
- 2008: ESPN's Brent Musberger picks Clemson as his darkhorse favorite for the national title, unfortunately for him.
- 2009: Jerry Jacobs & the tree that Jordan built perform at Dunkin Donuts, 9-11 p.m. The Performance Arts Department and Student Council present Back to School Disco, Clemson's only Alternative, Indie, Electronica, Industrial and Punk Dance Party! At the Bellamy (black-box) Theatre, Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, 9:30 p.m. - circa 2 a.m.
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