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This Day in Texas History: Worst Bus Accident in Texas History

This Day in Texas History: Worst Bus Accident in Texas History September 21, 1989 On this day in 1989, the worst bus accident in Texas history occurred near the communities of Mission and Alton in Hidalgo County. At 7:30 A.M. a Dr Pepper truck hit a Mission school bus, knocking it into a caliche pit…
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This Day in Texas History: Dr Pepper Incorporates

This Day in Texas History: Dr Pepper Incorporates July 06, 1923 On this day in 1923, the Dr Pepper Company was incorporated in Dallas. Dr Pepper was first made in Waco in 1885. Wade Morrison, owner of Morrison’s Old Corner Drug, employed a pharmacist named Charles Alderton, who, when not filling prescriptions, often served soft…
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