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1836 - Jim Bowie arrived at the Alamo to assist its Texas defenders.

1976 - Arizona Fleming, black civil-rights activist, passed away. She helped end voter discrimination in Fort Bend County in a legal case before the Supreme Court.

1976 - The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Dallas Cowboys 21-17 in Super Bowl X. The CBS telecast was viewed by an estimated 80 million people.

2011 - The Texas Rangers signed Yu Darvish to a $60 million contract for six years.




Texas Quotes

Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word. And there's an opening convey of generalities. A Texan outside of Texas is a foreigner.
- John Steinbeck



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