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Texas History

1836 - The First Congress of the Republic of Texas established the General Land Office. The first office was opened in Houston on October 1, 1837.

1839 - In Houston, Louis Ervenberg held the first recorded church services for Texas Germans.

1912 - Lady Bird Johnson, wife and former First Lady of Lyndon B. Johnson, was born in Karnack, Texas.

1982 - In Austin, the National Wildflower Research Center opened to the public.

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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