July 4

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  • 1897: The Southern Railway relocates its operations and most of the employees from Central to Greenville, marking the end of the first boom in Central.
  • 1953: Clemson Wiki administrator C. Mark Sublette's father Richard A. Sublette (former Clemson football player), is called up for service in the United States Air Force.
  • 1974: Rumors surface that several high school basketball stars have been offered illegal inducements to sign athletic grants-in-aid with Clemson. (Greenville News, 4 July 1974, McKale, Donald M., editor, "Tradition: A History of the Presidency of Clemson University", Mercer University Press, Macon, Georgia, 1988, ISBN 0-86554-296-1, page 208.)
  • 1980: Several stoned people "break into" WSBF through the eternally broken station window (this required dropping down the face of the building above the Loggia from the 9th level of Johnstone) and play all four sides of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's live album "Four-Way Street" as an Independence Day special for a listening audience of about no one.

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