Texas Landmarks and Legacies - Today in Texas History
Vol MMXIV, No 114 April 24, 1867 Wednesday Evening
Stonewalls beat the Lees, Texas 1st Baseball Game
Born This Date
American Idol star Kelly Clarson born in Burleson
BURLESON   (1982) Click Here to follow "Kelly Clarkson" forward in Time  On this date in 1982, singer Kelly Clarkson was born in Burleson. Kelly little won her fame by winning the 2002 edition of "American Idol". Soon after came her smash hit "A Moment Like This".    More about "Kelly Clarkson on the Web

Texas Baseball
HOUSTON Click Here to follow "Baseball" back in Time(1867)Click Here to follow "Baseball" forward in Time  On this date in 1867, at the battleground of San Jacinto, the first recorded baseball game ever played in Texas saw the Houston Stonewalls (led by first baseman, Wakely Williamson, whip up on the Galveston Robert E Lees by the score of 35-2. In 1888, the Texas League was formed, and soon thereafter baseball became America's passtime. More of "Baseball" on the Web
Weather Desk
Tornado hits Slocum in Anderson Co.
PALESTINE Click Here to follow "Tornados" back in Time (1929) Click Here to follow "Tornados" forward in Time  On this date in 1929, a tornado hits Slocum in Anderson County, killing 20.