February 5

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February 5 in Clemson History

Events on February 5 in Clemson's History

  • February 5, 1943-February 6, 1943: Central Dance Association holds the Mid-Winter dance series with Jerry Wald and his Los Angeles-based band of musicians providing the entertainment for the concert on Friday afternoon, formal dance on Friday night, Saturday afternoon tea dance, and the Saturday night semi-formal dance. This was expected to be the last big war-time dance series. CDA President Tom Stanley stated that he is not worried about the no-driving ban, with almost 200 girls' names already posted promising at least a normal crowd. Flowers for the dance will be handled by Jack Payne and Shine Allan, "prominent members of the CDA." Decorater Buck Miller of the CDA said last week that there would be no decorations this year. Stanley announced the block ticket price as six dollars. (The Tiger, "Dance Roster Fills In Spite Of Driving Ban", Thursday 21 January 1943, Volume XXXVIII, Number 16, page 1.)
  • 1975: The Mad Mountain Mime Troupe performs in Daniel Auditorium at 8 p.m. The Clemson Little Theatre presents the Edward Albee play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf in the Food Industries Auditorium. Admission is $2.50 for adults, $1 for students.
  • February 5, 1980-February 6, 1980: Overnight snowfall leaves two and a half inches of accumulation, classes cancelled on Wednesday until noon.
  • 1987: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs in Tillman Auditorium at 8 p.m., $5 admission for students and senior citizens, $8 for the public. Think they played Tiger Rag? (CUU Entertainment Spotlight, The Tiger, Friday 30 January 1987, Volume 80, Number 16, page 14.)
  • 2007: The Women's basketball team plays at Duke at 7 p.m. - televised on RSN.

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