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This Day in Texas History: Halley’s Comet Strikes Northeast Texas

This Day in Texas History: Halley’s Comet Strikes Northeast Texas May 19, 1910 On this day in 1910, a 500-pound meteorite fell to earth outside the northeast Texas community of Charleston during the passage of Halley’s Comet. Delta County’s most publicized event of the decade was not without precedent, however, as more than 230 meteorites…
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This Day in Texas History: Meteorite from Halley’s Comet Strikes Northeast Texas

This Day in Texas History: Meteorite from Halley’s Comet Strikes Northeast Texas May 19, 1910 On this day in 1910, a 500-pound meteorite fell to earth outside the northeast Texas community of Charleston during the passage of Halley’s Comet. Delta County’s most publicized event of the decade was not without precedent, however, as more than…
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