What happened today in Texas history? | Arts & Culture
Texas has a rich history, as we all know; here's a look at what happened in our great state on this date in the past:
On this day in 1864, Florence Thornton Butt was born. Who is she? The lady whose Kerrville grocery store led to her son's development of the H-E-B grocery store chain.
In 2005, Dallas Cowboys Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin and Emmitt Smith wwere inducted to the Cowboys Ring of Honor.
Did you know the motto of our state is "Friendship?"
Texas Quote for the day: “There’s a vastness here and I believe that the people who are born here breathe that vastness into their soul. They dream big dreams and think big thoughts, because there is nothing to hem them in.”
~ Conrad Hilton, speaking of Texas.
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