May 6

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  • 1929: Clemson Head Coach Josh Cody is presented with a new Buick automobile, a gift of alumni, faculty, students, and friends of the college. A special collection was taken up and the ceremony takes place in front of the Main Building in the afternoon.
  • 1976: Former Clemson basketball coach Tates Locke is hired by the Boston Braves basketball team.
  • 2000: The Foothills Chorale presents "Melodies of the Millennium" in the Brooks Theatre, 8 p.m.. This celebration of South Carolina's musical past, present and future will feature a variety of styles and a wide range of South Carolina composers - those influenced by the Palmetto State by birth, education, environment or imagery - including selections from George Gershwin's classic opera Porgy and Bess, set in the port city of Charleston. The Chorale will also perform several new pieces - one dedicated to the choir for this concert and the world premiere of another, commissioned especially for the group's first concert of 2000. Reserved seating is $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens (55+) and $5 for students. Tickets are available at the Brooks Center box office or by calling 656-7787 Monday-Friday 1-5 p.m. and one and one-half hours before any event.

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