January 21

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January 21 in Clemson History

Events on January 21 in Clemson's History[edit]

  • 1907: The Tiger is founded. Front page headline of Volume 1, Number 1 describes "The [Georgia] Tech - Clemson Game" played on Thanksgiving, with the Tigers winning, 10-6.
  • 1971: The Astro III hosts an exclusive showing of Twentieth Century Fox's film Tora Tora Tora, as their grand opening.
  • 1975: Sponsored by the Christian Science Organization at Clemson University, Charles Ferris presents a lecture-discussion explaining the Christian Science philosophy.
  • 1978: The Union and CDCC present The Rocky Horror Picture Show at 7 p.m. in Tillman Auditorium, followed by Crack The Sky in concert at 9 p.m.
  • 1982: Clemson Day is declared by the South Carolina State Assembly to honor the Clemson Tigers undefeated National Championship football season that was capped off with the 22-15 victory over the University of Nebraska in the the 1982 Orange Bowl in Miami.
  • 2007: The Lady Tigers play at Boston College, but lose, 64-69.
  • 2009: The Tigers preserve their NCAA record of the number of losses at an away venue, extending it to 0-54 in Chapel Hill as North Carolina beats the men's basketball team, 70-94.


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