This Day in Texas History: Texas Radical Republican in Haymarket Massacre

This Day in Texas History: Texas Radical Republican in Haymarket Massacre May 04, 1886 On this day in 1886, Albert Richard Parsons, a labor organizer

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This day in Texas History: Virginia Point Benefits from Galveston Island Bridge

This day in Texas History: Virginia Point Benefits from Galveston Island Bridge February 06, 1860 On this day in 1860, the Galveston, Houston and Henderson

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This Day in Texas History: Texas Jack Omohundro Dies

This Day in Texas History: Texas Jack Omohundro Dies June 28, 1880 On this day in 1880, John Burwell Omohundro Jr., better known as Texas

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This Day in Texas History: “Bandit Queen” Marries for the Last Time

This Day in Texas History: “Bandit Queen” Marries for the Last Time June 05, 1880 On this day in 1880, Myra Maybelle (Belle) Shirley Reed,

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This Day in Texas History: Chisholm Trail Debuts in Print

This Day in Texas History: Chisholm Trail Debuts in Print May 27, 1870 In its edition for this day in 1870, the Kansas Daily Commonwealth

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This Day in Texas History: Texas Brigade Rallies Around General Lee

This Day in Texas History: Texas Brigade Rallies Around General Lee May 06, 1864 On this day in 1864, in one of the most moving

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This Day in Texas History: Jones Appointed Commander of Frontier Battalion

This Day in Texas History: Jones Appointed Commander of Frontier Battalion May 02, 1874 On this day in 1874, Governor Richard Coke appointed John B.

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This Day in Texas History: Port of Saluria Prominent in Civil War

This Day in Texas History: Port of Saluria Prominent in Civil War April 25, 1861 On this day in 1861, 500 Federal troops stranded at

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This Day in Texas History: Confederate Guerilla Leader Arrested by Own Side

This Day in Texas History: Confederate Guerilla Leader Arrested by Own Side March 28, 1864 On this day in 1864, Civil War guerrilla leader William

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This Day in Texas History: Secessionist Fire-Eater Dies

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Secessionist Fire-Eater Dies February18,1874 On this day in 1874, secessionist leader Louis T. Wigfall died

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