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1838 - In Houston, the first Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodge in Texas was organized.

1953 - Staff Sgt. Ambrosio Guillen died near Songuch-on, Korea. He received the Medal of Honor for valor for his actions. He came from a Mexican American family and grew up in El Paso, Texas.

1974 - In Galveston, the restored Ashton Villa was opened to the public. The house was built in 1859 and was one of the first brick structures in Texas.

1999 - Nolan Ryan was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY.

2011 - The Texas Rangers defeated the Minnesota Twins 20-6.




Texas Quotes

Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.
- Sam Houston



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