1958 - U.S. President Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act, which formed NASA and led to the establishment of the space center near Houston in 1961.
1988 - The FDIC bailed out the 1st Republic Bank of Dallas with $4 billion.
2010 - Baylor University's KWBU-TV/Waco signed off after 21 years due to budgetary concerns.
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