Texas Landmarks and Legacies - Today in Texas History
Vol MMXVII, No 357 December 23, 1927 Friday Evening
Santa Claus Bank in Cisco robbed
Today in Sports
Cowboys announce New Stadium plans for Irving
DALLAS Click Here to follow "Dallas Cowboys" back in Time (1967) Click Here to follow "Dallas Cowboys" forward in Time  On this date in 1967, Dallas Cowboy owner Clint Murchison Jr, announce plans to build a new stadium in Irving. The new stadium will seat 58,000 people and have a roof covering all but the actual playing surface. Later, it would be said, that the hole in the roof was put there so "God could watch his favorite team play football."    More about "Dallas Cowboys" on the Web

Cash and Securities Gone
CISCO  (1927)   On this date in 1927, two days before Christmas, four armed men robbed the Santa Claus bank in Cisco. Before the bandits were killed or captured, two young girls were kidnapped, three people were killed fierce gun battle, and seven were injured. In the battle on bandit was killed. Of the remainder, one was hung, one died in the electric chair, and the last served a prison sentence and was released. More of "Cisco" on the Web
Society Desk
Babe Didrikson marries wrestler George Zaharias
ST LOUIS MO Click Here to follow "Didrikson" back in Time (1938) Click Here to follow "Didrikson" forward in Time  On this date, olympic star and famed woman golfer, "Babe" Didrikson from Port Arthur, married professional wrestler, George Zaharias. They met earlier in the year where Didrison was teamed with Zaharias at the Los Angeles Open Tournament (PGA) in Los Angles.
   In 1999, Sports Illustrated declared Babe Didrikson Zaharias the Woman Athlete of the 20th Century.
  
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