This day in Texas History: Lightnin’ Hopkins Dies

This day in Texas History: Lightnin’ Hopkins Dies January 30, 1982 On this day in 1982, blues singer Sam (Lightnin’) Hopkins died of cancer. Hopkins

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Challenger Explosion Kills Texas Astronaut and Her Colleagues

This day in Texas History: Challenger Explosion Kills Texas Astronaut and Her Colleagues January 28, 1986 On this day in 1986, the space shuttle Challenger

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Baseball Legend Bibb Falk Born in Austin

This day in Texas History: Baseball Legend Bibb Falk Born in Austin January 27, 1899 On this day in 1899, Bibb Falk was born in

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