Monthly Archives: July 2013

This Day in Texas History: Mysterious Fires Plague North Texas

This Day in Texas History: Mysterious Fires Plague North Texas July 08, 1860 On this day in 1860, a series of mysterious fires broke out in North Texas, devastating several communities and leading to the Texas slave panic of 1860. … Continue reading

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This Day in Texas History: Dr Pepper Incorporates

This Day in Texas History: Dr Pepper Incorporates July 06, 1923 On this day in 1923, the Dr Pepper Company was incorporated in Dallas. Dr Pepper was first made in Waco in 1885. Wade Morrison, owner of Morrison’s Old Corner … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July!

Let’s all celebrate our Independence in a fun and safe manner today! Celebrate Independence Banner 4th of July Banner Fireworks Frisco, Texas Copyright 2013 Warren Paul Harris all rights reserved

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This Day in Texas History: Willie Takes His Fourth of July Show to Luckenbach

This Day in Texas History: Willie Takes His Fourth of July Show to Luckenbach July 04, 1995 On this day in 1995, Luckenbach, Texas, where “Everybody is Somebody,” was the site of Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic. The event … Continue reading

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This Day in Texas History: Natural Bridge Caverns Opens to Public

This Day in Texas History: Natural Bridge Caverns Opens to Public July 03, 1964 On this day in 1964, Natural Bridge Caverns, the largest known cavern in Texas, was opened to the public. The cavern was discovered on March 27, … Continue reading

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This Day in Texas History: Hood’s Texas Brigade Joins Battle at Gettysburg

This Day in Texas History: Hood’s Texas Brigade Joins Battle at Gettysburg July 02, 1863 On this day in 1863, Hood’s Texas Brigade became a major participant in the battle of Gettysburg. The brigade had been organized in 1861 in … Continue reading

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