This Day in Texas History: Pirate Resigns as Ruler of Galveston Island

This Day in Texas History: Pirate Resigns as Ruler of Galveston Island July 31, 1817 On this day in 1817, pirate Louis Michel Aury resigned

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This Day in Texas History: City of Nocona Incorporates

This Day in Texas History: City of Nocona Incorporates July 30, 1891 On this day in 1891, the residents of Nocona voted to incorporate. Nocona

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This Day in Texas History: Eisenhower Signs Bill Creating NASA

This Day in Texas History: Eisenhower Signs Bill Creating NASA July 29, 1958 On this day in 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower, born in Denison,

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This Day in Texas History: Civil Rights Activist Denied Vote in Harris County

This Day in Texas History: Civil Rights Activist Denied Vote in Harris County July 27, 1940 On this day in 1940, civil-rights activist Lonnie E.

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This Day in Texas History: Sweethearts of the Cattle Trail Marry

This Day in Texas History: Sweethearts of the Cattle Trail Marry July 26, 1870 On this day in 1870, rancher Charles Goodnight married his sweetheart

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This Day in Texas History: Galveston’s Ashton Villa Restored

This Day in Texas History: Galveston’s Ashton Villa Restored July 25, 1974 On this day in 1974, the restored Ashton Villa, one of the first

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This Day in Texas History: Town of Kyle Established

This Day in Texas History: Town of Kyle Established July 24, 1880 On this day in 1880, the town of Kyle was established when David

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This Day in Texas History: Future Film Actress Born in Houston

This Day in Texas History: Future Film Actress Born in Houston July 23, 1895 On this day in 1895, Florence Arto was born in Houston.

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