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    1862 - Texas Confederates under General Henry Hopkins Sibley were defeated at the Battle of Glorietta Pass. Sibley's men had come up the Rio Grande and within a few weeks had captured Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

    1864 - In Bonham, TX, civil war guerrilla leader William Quantrill was arrested by Confederate forces. He escaped the same day.

    1958 - Elvis Presley arrived at Fort Hood, TX, for basic training. He was stationed there for six months.


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    1813 - Near San Antonio the battle of Rosillo was fought on a prairie near the merge of the Rosillo and Salado creeks. The Royalists Spanish royalist force under Texas governor Manuel María de Salcedo and Nuevo León governor Simón de Herrera were defeated by the Republican Army of the North led by José Bernardo Gutiérrez de Lara and Samuel Kemper.

    1965 - The deliberate impoundment of water began at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. The reservoir's name was later changed from McGee Bend to Sam Rayburn.

    2013 - Jaromir Jagr (Dallas Stars) scored is 1,000th assist in a game against the Minnesota Wild. He was the 12th NHL player to reach 1,000 points and the first non-Canadian NHL player to reach the mark.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retread View Post
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    1862 - Texas Confederates under General Henry Hopkins Sibley were defeated at the Battle of Glorietta Pass. Sibley's men had come up the Rio Grande and within a few weeks had captured Albuquerque and Santa Fe.

    1864 - In Bonham, TX, civil war guerrilla leader William Quantrill was arrested by Confederate forces. He escaped the same day.

    1958 - Elvis Presley arrived at Fort Hood, TX, for basic training. He was stationed there for six months.


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    "No important incident took place until 4:30 p.m. At this fatal moment, the bugler on our right signaled the advance of the enemy upon that wing." - Mexican Colonel Pedro Delgado, April 21, 1836 about the Battle of San Jacinto
    Don't know if this counts as Texas history:

    2017 - Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 113-106, giving coach Steve Kerr his 200th win in 238 games. This makes him the quickest to get to that number of wins in any of the 4 major sports (NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zathras View Post
    Don't know if this counts as Texas history:

    2017 - Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 113-106, giving coach Steve Kerr his 200th win in 238 games. This makes him the quickest to get to that number of wins in any of the 4 major sports (NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA).
    Most assuredly as much as Jagr making assists.
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