This Day in Texas History: “Gentleman Jim” Ferguson, Future Texas Governor, Born in Salado

This Day in Texas History: “Gentleman Jim” Ferguson, Future Texas Governor, Born in Salado August 31, 1871 On this day in 1871, James Edward Ferguson,

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This Day in Texas History: Gunman Fires on UT Students

This Day in Texas History: Gunman Fires on UT Students August 01, 1966 On this date in 1966, Charles Joseph Whitman began a killing rampage that

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This Day in Texas History: LBJ Library Dedicated in Austin

This Day in Texas History: LBJ Library Dedicated in Austin May 22, 1971 On this day in 1971, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

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This Day in Texas History: Birth of Texas Author and Women’s Advocate

This Day in Texas History: Birth of Texas Author and Women’s Advocate May 07, 1861 On this day in 1861, Anna Pennybacker, clubwoman, woman suffrage

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Today’s Notable Texan: Berkeley Breathed

Today’s Notable Texan: Berkeley Breathed (from Wikipedia) Guy Berkeley Breathed (June 21, 1957) is an American cartoonist, children’s book author/illustrator, director and screenwriter, best known for Bloom County, a 1980s cartoon-comic strip that dealt

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This Day in Texas History: Galveston Connects to Virginia Point by Railroad Bridge

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Galveston Connects to Virginia Point by Railroad Bridge February 06, 1860 On this day in

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