Friday, February 3, 2023

Today in Texas History

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1836 - The Red Rovers joined the cause for Texas independence. They were a volunteer military company from Alabama known for their uniform of red pants.

1998 - Texas executed Karla Faye Tucker. She was the first woman executed in the U.S. since 1984.

2010 - The first Texas-involved Powerball drawing took place.

Texas Quote

Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.
- Sam Houston

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