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First Election in Texas
First Election in Texas
Aug 1 all-day
August 1, 1731 – In the first election held in Texas, voters choose officials of the municipal government of San Fernando.
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Book Lovers Day
Book Lovers Day
Aug 9 all-day
A day for those who love to read, Book Lovers Day encourages you to kick back and relax with a great book. From shaded spots under arching trees to being tucked up warm in bed,[...]
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Battle of Medina
Battle of Medina
Aug 18 all-day
August 18, 1813 – In the bloodiest battle ever fought on Texas soil, the Battle of Medina, a Spanish royalist force defeated a republican force fighting for Mexican independence. There were 1,300 soldiers killed in[...]
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Civil War Peace Proclamation
Civil War Peace Proclamation
Aug 20 all-day
August 20, 1866   President Andrew Johnson issues a peace proclamation between Texas and the United States.
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