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  • The Galveston Hurricane

    The Galveston Hurricane
    The Galveston hurricane destroyed much of Galveston and killed 6000 people there.
  • oil found

    oil found
    1901 - Jan. 10 - Oil found by mining engineer Capt. A.F. Lucas at Spindletop near Beaumont catapults Texas into the petroleum age.
    1902 - Poll tax becomes a requirement for voting.
  • Lt.Benjamin D.

    Lt.Benjamin D.
    1910 - March 2 - Lt. Benjamin D. Foulois makes first military air flight in a Wright brothers plane at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio.
  • World War I.

    World War I.
    world war I was the first world war between the U.S and everyone else!
  • atlantic gulf hurricane

    atlantic gulf hurricane
    death toll was estimated at 600 to 900 people , damage was estimated at 22billion dollers
  • a massive explosion

    a massive explosion
    1937 - March 18 - A massive explosion, blamed on a natural-gas leak beneath the London Consolidated School building in Rusk County, kills an estimated 296 students and teachers. Subsequent deaths of people injured in the explosion bring the death count to 311. As a result, the Texas legislature requires that a malodorant be added to the odorless gas so that leaks can be more easily detected.
  • world war II.

    world war II.
    1941-1945 - World War II.
  • john f. kennedy

    john f. kennedy
    1963 - Nov. 22 - President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas; vice president Lyndon B. Johnson succeeds to the office, becoming the 36th US president.
  • 1966

    • The poll tax is repealed as a requirement for voting in all elections by amendment of the Texas Constitution.
    • Barbara Jordan of Houston becomes the first black woman elected to the Texas Senate.
    • Aug. 1 - Charles Whitman kills 17 people, shooting them from the observation deck of the main-building tower on The University of Texas campus in Austin.
  • mexican american

    mexican american
    1967 - Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) is incorporated in Texas; its first national office is in San Antonio.
  • apollo 11

    apollo 11
    1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong transmits the first words from the surface of the moon: "Houston, the Eagle has landed."
  • the sharpstown scandal

    the sharpstown scandal
    1972 - The Sharpstown Scandal results in the conviction of House speaker Gus Mutscher and two associates for conspiracy and bribery
  • tornadoes

    1979 -April 10 - Several tornadoes kill 53 in West Texas, including 42 in Wichita Falls, and cause $400 million in damages.
  • Tropical Storm Claudette 1979

    Tropical Storm Claudette 1979
    Claudette produced tropical storm conditions along portions of the Texas and Louisiana coasts, but the storm will be most remembered for its rainfall. Widespread amounts in excess of 10 inches occurred over portions of southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana, with several local amounts in excess of 30 inches. An observer west of Alvin, Texas reported 43 inches in 24 hours, which is a United States record for 24 hour rainfall amount. The storm total at that location was 45 inches. The rains
  • Hurricane Alicia 1983

    Hurricane Alicia 1983
    The Coast Guard cutter Buttonwood moored at Galveston reported sustained winds of 96 mph with gusts to 125 mph. Hobby Airport at Houston, Texas reported 94 mph sustained winds with gusts to 107 mph. Wind gusts of hurricane force in downtown Houston littered the streets with broken glass as windows broke in the high-rise buildings. Additionally, twenty-three tornadoes were reported from Alicia.
  • Hurricane Gilbert 1988

    Hurricane Gilbert 1988
    Gilbert’s large size and impacts were felt over much of the Caribbean, Central America as well as portions of the United States. The death toll of 318 gives an idea of the scope of Gilbert's impacts: Mexico 202, Jamaica 45, Haiti 30, Guatemala 12, Honduras 12, Dominican Republic 5, Venezuela 5, United States 3, Costa Rica 2, and Nicaragua 2. The deaths from Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Venezuela were caused by inland flash flooding from outer rainbands.
  • 1993

    1993 -
    • April 19 - Siege that began on Feb. 28 ended, federal agents storm the compound called Mount Carmel near Waco, where cult leader David Koresh and his followers, called Branch Davidians, had reportedly been storing a large cache of assault weapons. The assault and ensuing fire kill four agents and 86 Branch Davidians.
    • Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison becomes the first woman to serve as US Senator from Texas
  • jordan newcome

    jordan newcome
    1996-december 29- jordan newcomes birthday she is 13.tall and very athletic.her boyfriend is drake willis and hes shorter than me
  • Georgia Roxanne's, Birthdayyy! :)

    Georgia Roxanne's, Birthdayyy! :)
    her bithday was very speial i was there and also she is 12 not 13.~!!
  • george w bush

    george w bush
    2000 - Former Texas Gov. George W. Bush elected President of the United States.
  • Tropical Storm Allison 2001

    Tropical Storm Allison 2001
    Allison brought tropical-storm-force winds and above normal tides to portions of the Texas and Louisiana coasts. However, the greatest legacy of the cyclone was the widespread heavy rains and resulting floods along the entire path of the cyclone (figure). Houston, Texas, was the worst affected area, as the Port of Houston reported 36.99 inches and several other locations reported more than 30 inches (figure). The storm also spawned 23 tornadoes. Allison was responsible for 41 deaths and at least
  • Hurricane Ivan 2004

    Hurricane Ivan 2004
    Ivan's storm surge completely over-washed the island of Grand Cayman, where an estimated 95% of the buildings were damaged or destroyed. Surge heights of 10-15 feet occurred along the Gulf coast during Ivan's first U.S. landfall. Peak rainfall amounts in the Caribbean and United States were generally 10-15 inches. The death toll from Ivan stands at 92 - 39 in Grenada, 25 in the United States, 17 in Jamaica, 4 in Dominican Republic, 3 in Venezuela, 2 in the Cayman Islands, and 1 each in Tobago an
  • Hurricane Rita 2005

    Hurricane Rita 2005
    Rita produced rainfalls of 5 to 9 inches over large portions of Louisiana, Mississippi, and eastern Texas, with isolated amounts of 10 to 15 inches. The cyclone spawned an estimated 90 tornadoes over the southern United States.
  • obama

    Prestident Barack Obama was is the first black president
  • dallas stamdim

    dallas  stamdim
    the dallas stadim was blown up sunday mornign