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This Day in Texas History: Bonnie and Clyde Gunned Down in Louisiana

This Day in Texas History: Bonnie and Clyde Gunned Down in Louisiana May 23, 1934 On this day in 1934, celebrated Depression-era Texas outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were killed in a roadside ambush arranged by Texas Ranger Frank Hamer outside of Gibsland, Louisiana. Riddled by some 167 bullets, the bodies were taken to…
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This Day in Texas History: Coxey’s Army Marches

This Day in Texas History: Coxey’s Army Marches on El Paso March 22, 1894 On this day in 1894, a contingent of “Coxey’s Army” arrived in El Paso. In the wake of the 1893 panic Jacob Sechler Coxey of Massillon, Ohio, a businessman and reformer, led an army of jobless men to Washington to induce…
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This Day in Texas History: Pappy O’Daniel Born in Ohio

This Day in Texas History: Pappy O’Daniel Born in Ohio March 11, 1890 On this day in 1890, future Texas governor and U.S. senator W. Lee (Pappy) O’Daniel was born in Malta, Ohio. He came to Texas in 1925 as sales manager of the Burrus Mill and Elevator Company in Fort Worth, manufacturer of Light…
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