This Day in Texas History: New Fort Anchors Texas Line of Frontier Defense

This Day in Texas History: New Fort Anchors Texas Line of Frontier Defense June 24, 1851 On this day in 1851, Fort Belknap was established

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This Day in Texas History: Meteorite from Halley’s Comet Strikes Northeast Texas

This Day in Texas History: Meteorite from Halley’s Comet Strikes Northeast Texas May 19, 1910 On this day in 1910, a 500-pound meteorite fell to

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This Day in Texas History: War Department Orders Indian Reservation Surveys

This Day in Texas History: War Department Orders Indian Reservation Surveys April 26, 1854 On this day in 1854, the U.S. War Department ordered Randolph

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This Day in Texas History: The Battle of San Jacinto

This Day in Texas History: The Battle of San Jacinto April 21, 1836 The battle of San Jacinto was the concluding military event of the Texas

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This day in Texas History: Eve of the Battle of San Jacinto

This day in Texas History: Eve of the Battle of San Jacinto April 20, 1836 After admonishing his troops to remember the massacres at San Antonio and

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This day in Texas History: Big Brazos Bridge Opens in Waco

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Big Brazos Bridge Opens in Waco January 07, 1870 On this day in 1870, the

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