January 7

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January 7 in Clemson History

Events on January 7 in Clemson's History

  • 1961: A Saturday morning auto accident between two automobiles on the Anderson highway near Pendleton kills one Clemson student instantly and leaves three others with injuries. William White, a day student from Simpsonville, is killed in the collision. (The Tiger, Friday, 13 January 1961, Volume LIV, Number 14, page 1.)
  • 2007: Womens basketball team hosts Georgia Tech in Littlejohn Coliseum at 2 p.m., but loses, 57-63. Men's tennis team at the Orange Beach Classic, Orange Beach, Alabama.
  • 2008: The Twelve Mile Bridge on Highway 133, north of Pike Road over Lake Hartwell closes for replacement. This is an SCDOT project being managed out of Pickens County SCDOT Office by John Cobb, Resident Construction Engineer. The general contractor for the project is United Contractors, Incorporated from Great Falls, South Carolina. The project is expected to take until July 30, 2008 to complete. (The Community Connection - Clemson's Quarterly Newsletter, "Traffic Changes - Twelve Mile Bridge Closed", First Quarter 2008, page 11.)
  • 2008: January 7-February 1: John Acorn, with special assistance of J.P. Tousignant, presents Collateral Damage, Revolving Chambers, Misguided Missiles, Unknown Men, Stained Windows, Fifty Pistols, Fish Heads and More at the Department of Art, Lee Gallery. On January 25 a gallery tour with the artist takes place, 4-5 p.m., with a Friends of the Center for Visual Arts party and exhibition reception, 5-7 p.m.


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