Today is Sunday, September 24, 2017
- Clay McGonagill was born in Sweethome, TX. He was a rodeo cowboy known as the world's best steer roper. He was inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1975.
- In Port Bolivar, a Gulf and Inter-State Railway passenger train arrived from Beaumont. The completion of the railway was delayed by more than three years after the Galveston Hurricane of September 8, 1900 destroyed tracks.
- In Fort Worth, TX, the first Van Cliburn International Piano Competition was held.
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|I'd rather be a fencepost in Texas, than the king of Tennessee.|
- Chris Wall, Singer-Songwriter-Austin
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