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Battle of Galveston
Battle of Galveston
Jan 1 all-day
1 January 1863 — After several weeks of Federal occupation of Texas’ most important seaport, the Battle of Galveston restored the island to Texas control for remainder of Civil War.
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Old Three Hundred
Old Three Hundred
Jan 3 all-day
January 3, 1823 – After a period of governmental confusion following independence, Mexican officials approve Austin’s plan to bring three hundred families into his colony. This group becomes known as the “Old Three Hundred.”
Stephen F Austin received land grant.
Stephen F Austin received land grant.
Jan 3 all-day
3 January 1823 — Stephen F. Austin received a grant from the Mexican government and began colonization in the region of the Brazos River.
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Spindletop!
Spindletop!
Jan 10 all-day
10 January 1901 — The discovery of “black gold” at the Spindletop oil field near Beaumont launched Texas into a century of oil exploration, electronics, and manned space travel.
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National Thesaurus Day
National Thesaurus Day
Jan 18 all-day
Celebrate Thesaurus Day by breaking out a Thesaurus! Simple as that! Look into it and find all your favorite words and see if you can find a few new favorites by reading through ones that[...]
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