This Day in Texas History: Emmett Scott Appointed to Reduce Racial Tension

This Day in Texas History: Emmett Scott Appointed to Reduce Racial Tension October 15, 1917 On this day in 1917, Secretary of War Newton D.

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This Day in Texas History: Texas Sub Commander Receives Medal of Honor

This Day in Texas History: Texas Sub Commander Receives Medal of Honor August 28, 1945 On this day in 1945, Edwina Dealey, the widow of

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This Day in Texas History: First Permanent Settler Arrives at Point Bolivar

This Day in Texas History: First Permanent Settler Arrives at Point Bolivar August 5, 1838 On this day in 1838, Samuel D. Parr arrived at

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This Day in Texas History: Battleship Texas Continues Outstanding Service

This Day in Texas History: Battleship Texas Continues Outstanding Service March 26, 1945 On this day in 1945, the battleship Texas supported the landings for

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This Day in Texas History: First Permanent Settler at Point Bolivar

This Day in Texas History: First Permanent Settler at Point Bolivar August 05, 1838 On this day in 1838, Samuel D. Parr arrived at Point

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This Day in Texas History: Rudder’s Rangers Distinguish Themselves at Normandy

This Day in Texas History: Rudder’s Rangers Distinguish Themselves at Normandy June 06, 1944 On this day in 1944, D-day, James Earl Rudder commanded the

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This day in Texas History: Texas Battleship Keel Laid

This day in Texas History: Texas Battleship Keel Laid April 17, 1911 Battleship Texas The keel of the Texas, the second battleship to bear this name,

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This day in Texas History: Failed Assassination Attempt on General Walker

This day in Texas History: Failed Assassination Attempt on General Walker April 10, 1963 On April 10, 1963, Walker was victim of an assassination attempt

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This Day in Texas History: First Train Crosses the Pecos High Bridge

This Day in Texas History: First Train Crosses the Pecos High Bridge March 30, 1892 On March 30, 1892, The first train to cross the

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This Day in Texas History: Marines Raise Flag on Iwo Jima

This Day in Texas History: (from the Texas State Historical Association archives) Marines Raise Flag on Iwo Jima February 23, 1945 On this day in

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