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Texas History

1910 - Galveston native Jack Johnson defeated reigning heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries.

1969 - Neil Armstrong transmitted the first words from the surface of the moon: "Houston, the Eagle has landed." He also became the first man to walk on the moon on the same day.




Texas Quote

Texas will again lift it's head and stand among the nations. It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can compare with it in natural advantages.
- Sam Houston


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