Today is Wednesday, October 23, 2019
- The First Texas Cavalry left New Orleans for South Texas. The move was an effort to interfere in the trade between Confederate Texas and Mexico.
- Abilene became the county seat of Taylor County.
- Golfer Harvey Penick was born. He coached the UT golf team for free to twenty-two Southwest Conference titles.
- In Pasadena, TX, 22 people were killed in an explosion at a plastics manufacturing plant owned by Phillips Petroleum Co.
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