1767 - Hugo Oconór became ad interim governor of Texas. Oconór took over after the removal of Texas governor Ángel de Martos y Navarrete.
1828 - In what is now Wilson County, María Calvillo formally petitioned the Mexican government for a new title to her father's Rancho de las Cabras ("the Goat Ranch").
1972 - Caroline Crowell passed away in Austin, TX. She first moved to the city in 1926, and became Austin’s first female physician.
1902 - Newt Gresham and nine other men founded the Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union of America. It later became known as the National Farmers Union.
2013 - Maj. Nidal Hasan was sentenced to death for killing 13 soldiers and wounding at least 28 on November 5, 2009, at Fort Hood, TX.
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