ClemsonWiki:Selected anniversaries/May

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May

  • 1912 - President Walter Merritt Riggs brings to light more than fifteen years of embezzlement from the college mess hall by steward August "Shorty" Schilletter, hiring a private detective out of his own pocket so that no there will be no school financial records involved.
  • 1982 - Former men's basketball Coach Tates Locke, (1970-1975), publishes book, Caught in the Net, giving his version of his involvement in the recruiting scandal that put the Clemson basketball program on probation in 1975.