Saturday, December 3, 2022

Today in Texas History

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1885 - The Dallas Weekly Herald was bought out and absorbed by the Dallas Morning News.

1924 - Anton Townsite Company sponsored a "Grand Opening Jubilee" in the new town of Anton, Texas. More than 200 lots were sold the first day despite a bad sandstorm.

1951 - In Waco, the Armstrong Browning Library was dedicated at Baylor University.

2014 - Texas Gov.-elect Greg Abbott announced that Texas and 16 other states were suing the Obama administration over the president's executive actions on immigration.

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People don't live in Austin to work, they work to live there.
- Robert Rodriguez

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