Vol 8, No 253
September 9, 1952
Democrats Nominate Stevenson, But Still Like Ike
Texas Dems Divided
On this date in 1952, the Texas Democratic Party nominated Adlai Stevenson for President, but urged their members privately to vote for Dwight Eisenhower, a republican. Stevenson is seen as too liberal.
Record Rainfall soaks Williamson County
On this date in 1921, a record setting rainfall struck Williamson County, leaving 36.4 inches of rain in a single day.