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1813 - Near San Antonio the battle of Rosillo was fought on a prairie near the merge of the Rosillo and Salado creeks. The Royalists Spanish royalist force under Texas governor Manuel María de Salcedo and Nuevo León governor Simón de Herrera were defeated by the Republican Army of the North led by José Bernardo Gutiérrez de Lara and Samuel Kemper.

1965 - The deliberate impoundment of water began at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The reservoir's name was later changed from McGee Bend to Sam Rayburn.

Texas Quote

Some folks look at me and see a certain swagger, which in Texas is called "walking." - George W. Bush

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