August 8

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August 8 in Clemson History

  • 1946: President Robert Franklin Poole announces receipt by the college of a $30,000 grant from the General Education Board of the Rockefeller Foundation, to be dispensed over a three-year period.
  • 2000: The Confederate submersible H.L. Hunley is raised from the bottom of Charleston harbor where it was lost on February 16, 1864 after a successful attack on the U.S.S. Housatonic