September 3

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September 3 in Clemson History

Events on September 3 in Clemson's History[edit]

  • 1972: WEPR 90.1 FM, the first radio station of the South Carolina Educational Radio Network, broadcasts for the first time, from a cramped studio off of the lobby in the Clemson House.
  • 1977: A twenty-two year old student, Mack Randall Hayes, dies of injuries suffered in accident on East Beach Road when he lost control of his 1961 Chevrolet and struck a pick-up truck on August 27.
  • 1983: In home opener, Clemson beats Western Carolina, 44-10.
  • 1994: The 24th-ranked Tigers open the home season, downing the Furman Paladins, 27-6.
  • 2005 - 2005 Football season begins. Clemson upsets Texas A&M, 25-24, in Death Valley.
  • 2007: Fall Break. A bomb threat forces evacuation of Sirrine Hall. No bomb is found, but heightened security on campus prevents fans from taking backpacks into Memorial Stadium for the first football game. Clemson football season begins with Labor Day Monday night game with the Florida State Seminoles, Bowden Bowl IX, broadcast nationally on ESPN, 8 p.m. Kick-off at 8:08 p.m. One Clemson - Solid Orange. Tigers win, 24-18. Tiger Band debuts new pregame show with entrance from the tunnels in the West Endzone. Mac's Drive-In is featured during the broadcast.
  • September 2, 2009-September 3, 2009: Alpha Phi Omega sponsors the First Friday Blood Drive in the Hendrix Student Center Ballroom, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.


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