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Baylor University
Baylor University
Feb 1 all-day
Baylor University founded.
Texas secedes from the Federal Union
Texas secedes from the Federal Union
Feb 1 all-day
1 February 1861 — Texas seceded from the Federal Union following a 171 to 6 vote by the Secession Convention. Governor Sam Houston was one of a small minority opposed to secession
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Dallas Begins!
Dallas Begins!
Feb 2 all-day
February 2, 1856  The Texas Legislature grants Dallas a town charter.
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The Railroad comes to Texas
The Railroad comes to Texas
Feb 11 all-day
February 11, 1850. The first railroad to actually begin operation in Texas is chartered by the state government. The Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado begins operation in 1853.
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National Radio Day
National Radio Day
Feb 13 all-day
Before the internet, many people relied on the humble radio to deliver their daily dose of news, entertainment and important weather updates. This was especially true for poor or remote communities who didn’t have access[...]
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LULAC founded
LULAC founded
Feb 17 all-day
February 17, 1929. The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is founded in Corpus Christi.
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