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TEXAS History at your fingertips
This search feature works seamlessly with the Texas History Headlines application, and lets you quickly find any of 1,500 noteworthy events in the history of Texas. Quickly learn what happened on your birthday, the year you were born, or read an article related to a particular event or person, and much more.
The navigation at the left was created to make your search both entertaining and enlightening. Try each of the search methods once, and you will quickly learn how easy it is to browse through Texas' colorful past.
At some point you can read a summary article written by our staff. Most articles have direct links to the Internet for more information. Others have arrows forward and backward to follow that story as it developed through history.