This Day in Texas History: Brewmeister Opens Future Landmark Hotel

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives and Wikipedia) Brewmeister Opens Future Landmark Hotel January 31, 1859 On this date in 1859, William

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This Day in Texas History: Lightnin’ Hopkins Dies

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Lightnin’ Hopkins Dies January 30, 1982 On this day in 1982, blues singer Sam (Lightnin’)

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This Day in Texas History: Future Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame Born in Texas

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Future Member of the Country Music Hall of Fame Born in Texas January 29, 1908

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This Day in Texas History: Texas Astronaut Killed as Space Shuttle Explodes

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Texas Astronaut Killed as Space Shuttle Explodes January 28, 1986 On this day in 1986, the world

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This day in Texas History: Record-Setting Sharpshooter Dies in San Antonio

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Record-Setting Sharpshooter Dies in San Antonio January 27, 1945 On this day in 1945, Elizabeth

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This day in Texas History: Murphy Earns Medal of Honor

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Murphy Earns Medal of Honor January 26, 1945 On this day in 1945, Audie Murphy,

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