Today is Saturday, November 1, 2014

Today in
Texas History

1835 - At San Felipe de Austin, a "consultation" convened. On November 7 the delegates agreed to establish a provisional government.

1866 - Belle Starr (Myra Maybelle Shirley) and outlaw Jim Reed were married.

1886 - In Austin, the John B. Hood Camp of United Confederate Veterans opened. It was a residence for impoverished and disabled Confederate veterans.

1898 - In Houston, TX, singer Sippie Wallace was born.

1929 - Carl Cromwell established an airport in San Angelo and started an airline service from there to Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio.

2010 - The Texas Rangers lost Game 5 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants. It was the Rangers' first appearance in the World Series.

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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