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1801 - Philip Nolan, mustanger and filibuster, died at the hands of Mexican troops while on an expedition into Texas to get horses.

1836 - President David G. Burnet and his cabinet left the plantation home of Jared E. Groce. They had used the home as the capital of the Republic of Texas for three days while retreating from Washington-on-the-Brazon to Harrisburg.

1989 - Randall Dale Adams was released from a Texas prison after his conviction was overturned. The documentary "The Thin Blue Line" had challenged evidence of Adams' conviction for killing a police officer.

2010 - Following the passage of the health care legislation by the United States Congress, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbot provided the following statement: "The federal health care legislation passed tonight violates the United States Constitution and unconstitutionally infringes upon Texans' individual liberties. To protect all Texans' constitutional rights, preserve the constitutional framework intended by our nation's founders, and defend our state from further infringement by the federal government, the State of Texas and other states will legally challenge the federal health care legislation."

Texas Quotes

Being from Texas, I would say I favor a pair of jeans you can wear some boots with.
- Jensen Ackles

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