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1845 - The Texas Senate ratified a peace treaty, which was brokered by Sam Houston, between Anglo settlers and 11 Native American tribes.

2001 - In Colorado Springs, CO, Patrick Murphy Jr. and Donald Newbury were taken into custody after a 5-minute phone interview was granted with a TV station. They were the remaining fugitives of the "Texas 7."

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Only a rank degenerate would drive 1,500 miles across Texas without eating a chicken-fried steak.
- Larry McMurtry

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