January 29

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  • 1891: Land is staked for construction of new railroad depot at unincorporated community of Calhoun.
  • 1904: Snow falls on Clemson.
  • January 27, 1975-January 29, 1975: The U.S. Navy recruiting office from Columbia, South Carolina flies into the Oconee-Clemson Airport with their Beech T-34B Mentor trainer, BuNo 143996, side number 016, to give demonstration rides to potential Navy cadets. The set up a booth in the Loggia.
  • 2006: Fire occurs at The Summit, destroying four housing units with ten other units destroyed by water damage [1].
  • January 28-February 1, 2007: The 16th annual Shakespeare Festival examines the theme "Shakespeare and Tourism" with a variety of performances, lectures, workshops, and films. Aquila Theatre Company will serve as resident company and present their production of Romeo and Juliet.
  • 2007: The Men's basketball team drops to 21 in the USA Today/CNN Coaches poll and to 25 in the Associated Press poll after two ACC losses. Tromeo and Juliet, a 1996 cult classic from Troma Film, producers of The Toxic Avenger, is shown in the McKissick Theatre in the Hendrix Student Center at 8 p.m. ADVISORY - Due to mature content, this film may not be suitable for all audiences.
  • 2009: K.C. Rivers hit seven 3-pointers and scored 29 points Thursday night and No. 12 Clemson rallied from a 15-point deficit in the second half to beat Virginia Tech 86-82. The Tigers (18-2, 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) used an 18-0 run to get back in the game and then outscored the Hokies 8-2 over the final 2:08.

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