Today is Saturday, July 20, 2019
- Galveston native Jack Johnson defeated reigning heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries.
- 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.
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|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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