September 10

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September 10

  • Wednesday, September 10, 1902: Fall session begins.
  • 1906: Officers return to campus.
  • 1971: Open air concert held on "YMCA Field" (Riggs Field) under lights - called the "Kentucky Derby". The Tiger observes on August 27, 1971, that a contest may be held for Wildcat effigies. The College of Agricultural Sciences holds free dance as part of Aggie Week with music by Utopia. An Ag Queen is crowned.
  • 1974: Student Elections held.
  • 1977: Clemson loses home opener to Maryland, 14-21, but Clemson player Rex Varn makes thrilling interception and run back to tie the game at the half.
  • 1977: Renown folk duo Robin and Linda Williams conclude three night stand at the Union coffee house The Gutter, located under the Y.
  • 1983: Clemson travels to Boston College, loses night game, 16-31.
  • 1994: 17th-ranked N.C. State puts short work to another undefeated Tiger season dream, handing 22nd-ranked Clemson a 12-29 loss in Memorial Stadium.
  • 2006: After the 33-34 defeat in two overtimes by previously unranked Boston College, the Tigers fall out of both major Top 25 polls. By votes, Clemson is twenty-seventh in the USA Today Coaches poll, and twenty-sixth in the Associated Press poll. Boston College rises to twenty-third in the AP poll, and twenty-fifth in the USA Today.
  • 2007: Clemson rises to 20th in both the Associated Press and CNN/USA Today polls.


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