This Day in Texas History: Elvis Plays Lubbock’s Cotton Club

This Day in Texas History: Elvis Plays Lubbock’s Cotton Club January 6, 1955 On this day in 1955, Elvis Presley, while on the Louisiana Hayride

Read More

This Day in Texas History: Rival Lubbock County Towns Consolidate

This Day in Texas History: Rival Lubbock County Towns Consolidate December 19, 1890 On this day in 1890, the rival Lubbock County towns of Lubbock

Read More

This Day in Texas History: Crone Furr Dies in Amarillo

This Day in Texas History: Crone Furr Dies in Amarillo October 30, 1946 On this day in 1946, Crone Webster Furr, food merchant, died in

Read More

This day in Texas History: Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash

This day in Texas History: Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash February 03, 1959 On this day in 1959, Charles Hardin Holley, better known as

Read More

This Day in Texas History: Dallas Tornado Outbreak Devastates Oak Cliff

This Day in Texas History: (from Wikipedia) Dallas Tornado Outbreak Devastates Oak Cliff April 2, 1957 On April 2, a low pressure system was situated over the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles

Read More

Today’s Notable Texan: Waylon Jennings

Today’s Notable Texan: Waylon Jennings (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Country music icon Waylon Arnold Jennings (1937–2002) was born near Littlefield, Texas, on June 15, 1937, the son

Read More

This Day in Texas History: Teenage Idol Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Teenage Idol Buddy Holly Dies in Plane Crash February 03, 1959 On this day in

Read More

West Texas townsite company sells more than 200 lots despite sandstorm

This day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) West Texas townsite company sells more than 200 lots despite sandstorm December 03, 1924 On

Read More