Texas Landmarks and Legacies - Today in Texas History
Vol 8, No 249 September 6, 1911 Wednesday Evening
TCU Opens New Campus in Fort Worth
Texas Troubador, Ernest Tubb dies at 70
NASHVILLE TN Click Here to follow "Ernest Tubb" back in Time  (1984)     On this date in 1984, Texas born Ernest Tubb, the "Texas Troubadour" died in Nashville. He was a country yodeler until a 1939 tonsillectomy lowered his voice a bit and most of his country yodeling. His biggest hits include "Walking the Floor Over You". See "Ernest Tubb" Page 1D

TCU Opens in FW
FORT WORTH Click Here to follow "TCU" back in Time(1911)Click Here to follow "TCU" forward in Time  On this date in 1911, Texas Christian University opened it's new campus on 50 acres in Fort Worth. A year and half earlier, TCU's Waco campus was destroyed by fire, leaving the school in temporary facilities while the new campus was built in Fort Worth. More of "TCU" on the Web
Capitol Desk
Elections Held to Decide UT Location
AUSTIN   (1881)    On this date in 1881, elections were held in most of the major cities in Texas to determine the location of the University of Texas. Austin was the eventual winner.

Confederate Air Force Charted
MCALLEN Click Here to follow "Aviation" back in Time (1961) Click Here to follow "Aviation" forward in Time  On this date in 1961, The Confederate Air Force, an association of restored WWII Air Craft owners was chartered.