Monthly Archives: November 2013

This Day in Texas History: Dance Queen is Born

This Day in Texas History: Dance Queen is Born November 04, 1906 On this day in 1906, Gussie Nell Davis was born in Farmersville, Texas. She went on to gain fame as the organizer and leader of the Kilgore Rangerettes, … Continue reading

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This Day in Texas History: Belle Starr Marries Horse Thief Jim Reed

This Day in Texas History: Belle Starr Marries Horse Thief Jim Reed November 01, 1866 On this day in 1866, Myra Maybelle (or Belle) Shirley, better known as Belle Starr, married outlaw Jim Reed. Reed eventually became involved with the … Continue reading

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