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    1900 - At Turner Hall, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra played its inaugural concert under the direction of Hans Kreissig.

    1911 - The Carlos Villalongín Dramatic Company opened at the Teatro Aurora in San Antonio.

    1953 - U.S. President Eisenhower signed the Tidelands Bill giving Texas the rights to its offshore oil

    1971 - The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum was dedicated on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

    1987 - Saragosa, TX, was hit by a tornado. Thirty people were killed and 162 were injured.

    1991 - England's Queen Elizabeth II visited Antioch Church in Houston.

    2003 - At the Colonial in Fort Worth, TX, Annika Sorenstam became the first woman to play on the PGA tour in 58 years. She ended the day at 1-over par.
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    1871 - The Texas legislature directed the governor to appoint a superintendent with a four-year term to administer the Texas Bureau of Immigration. The bureau had "the purpose of promoting and protecting immigration."

    1934 - In Bienville Parish, LA, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and killed by Texas Rangers. The bank robbers were riding in a stolen Ford Deluxe.
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