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Texas History

1861 - In San Antonio, the Order of the Sons of Hermann in the State of Texas was founded.

1923 - In Dallas, Dr. Pepper Company was incorporated.

1933 - The town of Tomball was incorporated. In 1935, town residents were given 90 years of free water and natural gas in exchange for oil drilling rights.

1984 - President Reagan addressed the General Assembly of the 1984 Texas Bar Association Convention.

1989 - The U.S. Army destroyed its last Pershing 1-A missiles at an ammunition plant in Karnack, TX. The dismantling was under the terms of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

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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