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- Galveston native Jack Johnson defeated reigning heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries.
- Neil Armstrong transmitted the first words from the surface of the moon: "Houston, the Eagle has landed." He also became the first man to walk on the moon on the same day.
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|"No important incident took place until 4:30 p.m. At this fatal moment, the bugler on our right signaled the advance of the enemy upon that wing." - Mexican Colonel Pedro Delgado, April 21, 1836 about the Battle of San Jacinto
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