Thursday, May 23, 2024

Today in Texas History

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1871 - The Texas legislature directed the governor to appoint a superintendent with a four-year term to administer the Texas Bureau of Immigration. The bureau had "the purpose of promoting and protecting immigration."

1934 - In Bienville Parish, LA, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed by Texas Rangers. The bank robbers were riding in a stolen Ford Deluxe.

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First buy a cowboy hat and boots. Then you're on your way to being a Texan.
- James Michener

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