May 25

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May 25 in Clemson History

  • 1928: Gene Moore Jr. born in Lake City, South Carolina.
  • 1960: Dean Francis Marion Kinard dies unexpectedly. (Reel, Jerome V., "The High Seminary: A History of the Clemson Agricultural College of South Carolina Volume 1", Clemson University Digital Press at the Center for Electronic and Digital Publishing, Clemson University, South Carolina, 2011, ISBN 978-0-9842598-9-2, page 456.)
  • 1967: Clemson University announces that construction of a second high-rise dormitory next to Manning Hall, currently slated for completion in August, will begin this summer. Sealed bids for the project are being taken. (The Tiger, "High-Rise", 7 August 1967, Volume LXI, Number 1, page 7.)
  • 1977: Star Wars, later retitled Episode IV - A New Hope, opens in theatres, and the world is never the same again.
  • 2007: Last day to drop a class or withdraw from the university without a W grade for the first summer session.
  • 2010: DING! DING! DING! DING! DING! The Clemson Wiki main page hits the century mark with hit 100,000!


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