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  • On this day in 1964, the Nimitz Museum in Fredericksburg bought the Nimitz Hotel. The hotel, a unique building, was built in the late 1840s or early 1850s. Charles H....

  • On this day in 1920, soprano Josephine Lucchese of San Antonio made her operatic debut with the San Carlo Grand Opera as Olympia in Offenbach's Tales of Hoffman at the...

  • On this day in 1931, the state legislature passed the Texas Cotton Acreage Control Law of 1931-32. The Great Depression had hit the Texas economy, in which "Cotton [was] King,"...