This Day in Texas History: Castaways Begin Amazing Journey

This Day in Texas History: Castaways Begin Amazing Journey November 6, 1528 On this day in 1528, some eighty survivors of the Narváez expedition washed

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This Day in Texas History: Plane Crashes Into Religious Shrine

This Day in Texas History: Plane Crashes Into Religious Shrine October 23, 1970 On this day in 1970, the lower Rio Grande Valley town of

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This Day in Texas History: On Texas Soil, Presidents Meet for the First Time

This Day in Texas History: On Texas Soil, Presidents Meet for the First Time October 16, 1909 On this day in 1909, presidents William Howard

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This Day in Texas History: Salt War Turns Bloody

This Day in Texas History: Salt War Turns Bloody October 10, 1877 On this day in 1877, Charles H. Howard shot and killed Louis Cardis

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This Day in Texas History: Mexico Frees Slaves

This Day in Texas History: Mexico Frees Slaves September 15, 1829 On this day in 1829, the Guerrero Decree, which abolished slavery throughout the Republic

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This Day in Texas History: Victory Over French Marks Origin of Cinco de Mayo

This Day in Texas History: Victory Over French Marks Origin of Cinco de Mayo May 05, 1862 On this day in 1862, Mexican general Ignacio

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This day in Texas History: Alamo Falls to Mexican Army

This day in Texas History: Alamo Falls to Mexican Army March 06, 1836 On this day in 1836, the chapel of San Antonio de Valero

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This day in Texas History: Texas Declares Independence from Mexico

This day in Texas History: Texas Declares Independence from Mexico March 02, 1836 On this day in 1836, Texas became a republic. On March 1

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This Day in Texas History: Father of Conjunto Born in Reynosa

This Day in Texas History: Father of Conjunto Born in Reynosa October 29, 1911 On this day in 1911, Narciso Martínez was born in Reynosa,

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This Day in Texas History: Congress Creates United States Border Patrol

This Day in Texas History: Congress Creates United States Border Patrol May 28, 1924 On this day in 1924, the U.S. Congress established the United

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