1835 - At San Felipe de Austin, a "consultation" convened. On November 7 the delegates agreed to establish a provisional government.
1866 - Belle Starr (Myra Maybelle Shirley) and outlaw Jim Reed were married.
1886 - In Austin, the John B. Hood Camp of United Confederate Veterans opened. It was a residence for impoverished and disabled Confederate veterans.
1898 - In Houston, TX, singer Sippie Wallace was born.
1929 - Carl Cromwell established an airport in San Angelo and started an airline service from there to Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio.
2010 - The Texas Rangers lost Game 5 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. It was the Rangers' first appearance in the World Series.
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