Texas Landmarks and Legacies - Today in Texas History
Vol MMXVII, No 119 April 28, 1988 Thursday Evening
Singer B W Stevenson dead at 38
Born This Date
Future Astronaut Paul Lockhart born in Amarillo
AMARILLO Click Here to follow "NASA" back in Time (1956) Click Here to follow "NASA" forward in Time  On this date in 1956, astronaut Paul S Lockhart was born in Amarillo. He graduated from Amarillo's Tascosa High School in 1978, received his BA from Texas Tech in 1978, and his Master's Degree in 1981 from the University of Texas (Aerospace Engineering).
   He joined NASA in 1996, and flew on two Space Shuttle missions, both in 2002 on the Endeavour. In his brief career with NASA, Lockhart logged just over 26 total days in space.
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B W Stevenson dies
DALLAS Click Here to follow "B W Stevenson" back in Time(1988)   On this date in 1988 B W Stevenson died from complications of heart surgery. His 1973 hit "My Maria" was later recorded by Brooks and Dunn who sent it to No.1 for three weeks in 1996.
   Stevenson was 38.
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Weather Desk
Cisco hit by Tornado. Many Killed.
ABILENE   (1893) Click Here to follow "Tornados" forward in Time  On this date in 1893, a tornado hits Cisco in Eastland County, killing 23 and injuring 93.