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Today in
Texas History

1840 - The Chihuahua Expedition arrived back in Chihuahua City after exploring a trade route to Texas and the United States.

1908 - Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) was born at his family’s home near Stonewall, TX. He became the 36th president of the United States in 1963.

1990 - Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed in a helicopter crash enroute to Chicago. Vaughan was born in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas on October 3, 1954.

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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