Vol MMXIII, No 269
September 26, 1981
Nolan Ryan's throws his Fifth No-Hitter
Breaks Kofax's Record
On this date in 1981, Houston Astros pitcher Nolan Ryan pitched his fifth career no-hitter, breaking the record set in 1965 by Sandy Koufax. Ryan becomes only the third picture in Major League history to pitch a no-hitter in both leagues, his previous four with the American League California Angels.
Ryan went on to pitch a sixth and seven no-hitter, with the Texas Rangers, setting the new record for no-hitters.
Texas-Oklahoma Border Settled.
On this date in 2000, President Bill Clinton signed into law the official boundary between Texas and Oklahoma as the vegetation line alone the south Shore of the Red River. If the vegetation line changes, landowners will pay state taxes to the state in which their land was located on January 1st of that year.