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History of Austin, Texas, USA

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  • December 27, 1839 - Austin is incorporated


  • 1854 - Austin
    Austin, capital of Texas, and seat of justice of Travis county, on the left or N. bank of the Colorado river, about 200 miles by land from its mouth, ...Read MORE...


  • 1888 - April 21 – The Texas State Capitol building, completed at a cost of 3 million dollars, opens to the public in Austin.

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    April 21, 1888

  • 1895 - Austin / Austin City
    Austin, or Austin City, the capital of Texas and of Travis co, is on the left bank of the Colorado River, and on the Austin Branch of the Houston &...Read MORE...


  • News 1897 - GREAT BLOW AT AUSTIN.
    Part of the University Buildings Unroofed and Other Damage.

    Austin, Tex., March 28. - The northern portion of the city was struck by a small sized ...Read MORE...


  • Austin, Texas, USA
    Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas
  • 1901 - July 24 - O. Henry is released from prison in Austin, Texas after serving three years for embezzlement from a bank.

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    Hollow Concrete Dam across Colorado River, Austin, Texas
  • Austin, Texas, USA
    State Capitol, Austin, Texas
  • 1916
    Austin, or Austin City, the capital of Texas and of Travis co., is on the left bank of the Colorado River (at the head of navigation) and on the...Read MORE...


  • News 1922 - May 4 - Austin, TX, was hit twice by tornadoes which struck within thirty minutes of each other. Twelve persons were killed in the tornadoes.

    The Weather Channel
    May 4, 1922

  • 1925 - October 30 - KUT-AM in Austin TX begins radio transmissions

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  • December 27, 1839 - Austin is incorporated
  • 1854 - Austin
    Austin, capital of Texas, and seat of justice of Travis county, on the left or N. bank of the Colorado river, about 200 miles by land from its mouth, ... Read MORE...

  • 1888 - April 21 – The Texas State Capitol building, completed at a cost of 3 million dollars, opens to the public in Austin.

    www.wikipedia.org
    April 21, 1888
  • Austin, TX - Travel Thru History


    111 Austin, TX - Travel Thru History Full Episode (www.youtube.com)
  • 1895 - Austin / Austin City
    Austin, or Austin City, the capital of Texas and of Travis co, is on the left bank of the Colorado River, and on the Austin Branch of the Houston &... Read MORE...

  • News  1897 - GREAT BLOW AT AUSTIN.
    Part of the University Buildings Unroofed and Other Damage.

    Austin, Tex., March 28. - The northern portion of the city was struck by a small sized ... Read MORE...

  • 1901 - July 24 - O. Henry is released from prison in Austin, Texas after serving three years for embezzlement from a bank.

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  • 1916
    Austin, or Austin City, the capital of Texas and of Travis co., is on the left bank of the Colorado River (at the head of navigation) and on the... Read MORE...

  • News  1922 - May 4 - Austin, TX, was hit twice by tornadoes which struck within thirty minutes of each other. Twelve persons were killed in the tornadoes.

    The Weather Channel
    May 4, 1922
  • 1925 - October 30 - KUT-AM in Austin TX begins radio transmissions

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