Saturday, March 25, 2023

Tomorrow in
Texas History

1875 - A party of Mexican raiders attacked Nuecestown.

1921 - In Dallas, the cornerstone ceremony took place for the Majestic Theater. It opened on April 11.

1937 - Spinach growers in Crystal City, TX, erected a statue of Popeye.

1948 - In Corpus Christi, TX, 700 Mexican-American veterans organized a civil-rights organization devoted to securing equal rights for Hispanic Americans. The American G.I. Forum was led by Hector P. Garcia.

1945 - During World War II, the battleship Texas supported the landings for the battle of Okinawa.

Texas Quotes

First buy a cowboy hat and boots. Then you're on your way to being a Texan.
- James Michener

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