September 25

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September 25

  • 1909: The Calhoun Literary Society meets. The evening debate concerned the advisabiity of spending money on polar exploration. "Mr. Peagues and Mr. Deason - both volunteers - and Mr. Warner, ably defended the affirmative, while Mr. Salley, Mr. Riley, and Mr. Rowell carried on the contest of the wits for the negative. The irregular debate was no less lively and mirth provoking than the regular. After the smoke cleared, it was seen that the negative had won." (The Tiger, October 15, 1909, Volume V(?), Number 2, page 6.)
  • 1915: Clemson crushes Furman in Greenville, 94-0.
  • 1930: Picture "What A Man", released June 1, 1930, starring Reginald Denny and Miriam Seegar, shown in the YMCA auditorium. A former Captain in the Cold Stream Guards who has lost his fortune and become a wanderer is hired as chauffeur for a wealthy family. Daughter takes immediate dislike to him, and you can guess the rest.
  • 1931: Clemson ties Presbyterian in home opener on Riggs Field, 0-0.
  • 1937: Clemson drops second game of the season in road trip to New Orleans. Tulane wins, 7-0.
  • 1971: The James Gang, with opening act Goose Creek Symphony, perform in Littlejohn Coliseum at 8 p.m. Tickets are $4 in advance, $5 on the floor, and $5 at the door.
  • 1993: Clemson defeats Georgia Tech, 16-13, in Death Valley. The Tiger Cub mascot, nephew of the Tiger, makes his first public debut. Student Jay Williams is the plank-holding Tiger Cub.
  • 2007: 12th Annual Congressional Reception - the Washington, D.C. area Clemson Club sponsors gathering in the Rayburn Office Building on Capitol Hill, 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Clemson President Barker, the South Carolina Congressional delegation and special guests meet and greet alumni and friends. Girl Scout Membership Recruitment for girls ages 5-17 and a parent/guardian at Central Elementary School, 6:30 p.m.


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