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1845 - The Texas Senate ratified a peace treaty, which was brokered by Sam Houston, between Anglo settlers and 11 Native American tribes.

2001 - In Colorado Springs, CO, Patrick Murphy Jr. and Donald Newbury were taken into custody after a 5-minute phone interview was granted with a TV station. They were the remaining fugitives of the "Texas 7."

Texas Quote

I couldn't believe Texas was real. When I arrived there, there wasn't a blade of green grass or a leaf to be seen, but I was absolutely crazy about it. There wasn't a tree six inches in diameter at the time. For me Texas is the same big wonderful thing that the oceans and the highest mountains are.
- Georgia O'Keefe

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