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Texas History

1798 - Mathew Caldwell was born in Kentucky. He settled in Dewitt County, Texas, in 1831. He later became known as "Paul Revere of the Texas Revolution" because he rode from Gonzales to Bastrop to call men to arms before the battle of Gonzales in October 1835. He was a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

1836 - In Goliad, James W. Fannin raised a flag with the words "Liberty or Death".

2010 - Forbes Magazine published an article describing Texas as the "poster child for economic recovery" from the nationwide recession.

2014 - The Dallas Stars retired Mike Modano's #9.

Texas Quote

All my ex's live in Texas
And Texas is the place I'd dearly love to be
But all my ex's live in Texas
Therefore I reside in Tennessee
- George Strait

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