March 19

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  • March 19-March 21, 1865: Future Clemson Board of Trustees member, D. K. Norris, serving in Company F, Second Regiment, S.C. Heavy Artillery, rank of Private, is badly wounded at the Battle of Bentonville, North Carolina, fought these dates.
  • Pershing Rifles Regimental Headquarters is chartered on March 19, 1946. This regiment, located at Clemson University, is the largest of all nine. It has more than 26 units from seven different states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. This regiment also has companies in Puerto Rico.
  • 1982: Randy Rhoads, 25, lead guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne, is killed in 10:30 a.m. crash of Beech Bonanza F35, N567LT, c/n D-4144, at Leesburg, Florida. The plane crashed into a house after a wing clipped Ozzy Osbourne's tour bus. The pilot was fooling around and attempting to to buzz the bus. All 3 aboard killed including the pilot and Rachel Youngblood, the band's hairdresser.
  • March 16, 2009-March 20, 2009: Temporary lane closures will occur on Tiger Boulevard as new decorative crosswalks are installed at the intersection with College Avenue. These improvements are part of the Tiger Boulevard Streetscape Enhancement Project. Further information may be obtained by contacting Andy Blondeau at 864-653-2072, or checking the city's website at

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