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Texas History

1842 - A Mexican force of over 500 men under Rafael Vasquez invaded Texas for the first time since the revolution. They briefly occupied San Antonio, but soon headed back to the Rio Grande.

1861 - In Texas, the Secession Convention approved an ordinance that accepted Confederate statehood.

1934 - In Amarillo, TX, the first Mother's-In-Law Day was celebrated.




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First buy a cowboy hat and boots. Then you're on your way to being a Texan.
- James Michener


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