Vol MMXVII, No 20
January 20, 1925
Ma Ferguson Sworn in as Governor of Texas
Born This Date
Anson Jones, future President of Texas born
NEW HAVEN CT (1789)
On this date in 1789, Future President of the Republic of Texas was born in Massachusetts. He would go on to serve as President of the Republic of Texas. In 1858, following a political defeat, Jones shot himself at the Rice Hotel in Houston.
Ma Ferguson Sworn In
On this date in 1925, Miriam A Ferguson (Ma Ferguson) was swown in as Texas first woman Governor.
Texas first Public Library opens in Galveston
On this date in 1871, the first public library in Texas was opened in Galveston.
George Bush inaugurated at 41st President
WASHINGTON D.C. (1989)
On this date in 1989, George W Bush was inaugurated as the 41st President of the United States.
During his term, the Gulf War was fought, the Soviet Union collapsed, the Americans with Disabilities Act went into law, and the technology which was the Internet was passed from government hands into the private sector, giving rise to the World Wide Web.