Texas Landmarks and Legacies - Today in Texas History
Vol 8, No 153 June 2, 1934 Saturday Evening
The O'Henry Museum Opens in Austin
Fiddler, Adolph Hofner, Dead at 83
SAN ANTONIO Click Here to follow "Adolph Hofner" back in Time  (2000)     On this date in 2000, Texas fiddler Adolph Hofner died at home in San Antonio. He will best be remember for his 1941 Fiddle breakdown "Cotton Eyed Joe", a Texas classic and standard for any Texas band worth their tequila. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville. See "Adolph Hofner" Page 1D

O Henry Museum Opens
AUSTIN  (1934)   On this date in 1934 a museum was opened to honor Austin's own William Sydney Porter (O'Henry). Later the museum would give rise to the nationally renown O'Henry Pun Off.