Today is Monday, May 25, 2020
- The first of the East Texas missions, San Francisco de los Tejas, was founded.
- The Texas Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy met for the first time.
- In Houston, former Enron Corp. chiefs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skillinng were convicted of conspiracy and fraud for the downfall of Enron.
- In Dallas, the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Oklahoma Thunder 102-96 in Game 5 of the NBA Western Conference Finals. The win allowed the Mavericks to win the series 4-1 and to advance to the NBA Finals for only the second time in their history.
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|In Texas, we have the death penalty, and we use it. That's right. If you come to Texas and kill somebody, we will kill you back.|
- Ron White, comedian
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