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  • Period: Jan 1, 1492 to

    Great Events In Texas!

  • Oct 12, 1492

    Christofer Columbus Sails The Ocean Blue!

    Christofer Columbus Sails The Ocean Blue!
    On October,12,1492 Colmbus reached the Americas. He sailed from Spain across the Atlantic Ocean. He had 2 goals on this voyage: open trade routes for Spain and bring the word of Jesus Christ to the non-Christians he expected to meet.
  • Apr 23, 1541

    Coronado leads expedition into Texas!

    Coronado leads expedition into Texas!
    Coronado spent the winter of 1540–41 at Tiguex, on the Rio Grande, and on April 23, 1541, moved east from the Rio Grande to Cicúique, down the Río Cicúique or Pecos to a bridge that had been thrown across the river, probably between present Anton Chico and Santa Rosa, and into vast level plains that are identifiable as the Llano Estacado of eastern New Mexico and the Texas Panhandle.
  • Thanksgiving!

    Thanksgiving is held near present-day El Paso by Juan de Oñate, the members of his expedition and natives of the region.
  • The Alamo was founded!

    The Alamo was founded!
    San Antonio de Valero mission, known as the Alamo was the chapel, is founded in San Antonio.
  • San Antonio becomes Texas capitol!

    San Antonio becomes Texas capitol!
    The seat of Government was moved to San Antonio in 1772, where it remained until 1824. After Mexico became independent of Spain in 1821, Texas was again united with Coahuila, of which Saltillo was then the capitol.
  • Father Hidalgo is excacuted!

    Father Hidalgo is excacuted!
    Father hidalgo died when he was captured by the Spaniards, and was set in front of a firing team. After he was shot, they beheaded him, and displayed his head hoping that the war would end.
  • Stephen F austin settles in Texas!

    Stephen F austin settles in Texas!
    Stephen F. Austin had not been enthusiastic about the Texas colony, but he was true to his father's wishes. He arrived in San Antonio shortly after his father's death and negotiated with the Spanish governor on the details of the proposed colony. The first colonists arrived in Texas in December 1821.
  • First Bloodeshed of Texas!

    First Bloodeshed of Texas!
    First bloodshed of the Texas Revolution takes place at Velasco when Texans, transporting a cannon from Brazoria to Anahuac, are challenged by Mexican forces at Velasco.
  • Santa Anna!

    Santa Anna!
    Santa Anna is declared President over Mexico!
  • Battle of the Alamo-Texas wins independence!

    Battle of the Alamo-Texas wins independence!
    The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 – March 6, 1836) was a very important event in the Texas Revolution. Following a 13-day siege, Mexican troops under President General Antonio López de Santa Anna launched an assault on the Alamo Mission near San Antonio de Béxar. All but two of the Texan defenders were killed. Santa Anna's perceived cruelty during the battle inspired many Texans both Texas settlers and adventurers from the United States to join the Texian Army.
  • 350 Texan prisoners killed!

    350 Texan prisoners killed!
    About 350 Texan prisoners, including their commander James Fannin, are executed at Goliad by order of Santa Anna.
  • Sam Houston becomes President over the Republic of Texas!

    Sam Houston becomes President over the Republic of Texas!
    Voters of the new republic choose their first elected officials: Sam Houston becomes president and Lorenzo de Zavala, vice president.
  • Republic of Texas ends!

    Republic of Texas ends!
    The Republic of Texas is officially declared at an end.
  • First Texas Census!

    First Texas Census!
    There were 154,034 whites,397 free African Americans, and 58,161 slaves. With the total being 212,592 people!
  • Battle of Palmito Ranch!

    Battle of Palmito Ranch!
    The Battle of Palmito Ranch is fought near Brownsville, after the official end of the Civil War, because word of the war's end at Appomattox on April 9 has not yet reached troops in Texas.
  • Juneteenth!

    Gen. Gordon Granger arrives at Galveston to announce that slavery has been abolished, an event commemorated today by the festival known as Juneteenth.
  • Indianola Hurricane!

    Indianola Hurricane!
    176 people died and 90 people were injured. The storm began on Wednesday evening and increased in violence until Thursday morning. The water had reached the flood mark at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon. The winds were so strong that the citizens knew there was no escape.
  • Oil found in Texas!

    Oil found in Texas!
    Oil found by mining engineer Capton A.F. Lucas at Spindletop near Beaumont catapults Texas into the petroleum age.
  • The Blue Bonnet!

    The Blue Bonnet!
    The bluebonnet becomes the state flower for Texas!
  • The Mockingbird!

    The Mockingbird!
    The Mockingbird is declared Texas's state bird.
  • Black Tuesday!

    Black Tuesday!
    "Black Tuesday". The stock market crashes and America is plunged into the Great Depression.
  • Tornadoe!

    A terrible tornadoe wips through Waco!
  • JFK!

    President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas,Texas.
  • Neil Armstrong!

    Neil Armstrong!
    Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong transmits the first words from the surface of the moon: "Houston, the Eagle has landed."
  • Alicia the Hurricane!

    Alicia the Hurricane!
    Alicia, the most expensive hurricane in U.S. history, hits Galveston and Houston.