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"Lub'bock, a county of Northwestern Texas, on the Staked Plain. Area, 900 square miles."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1916
    Lubbock, a banking post-village, capital of Lubbock co., Tex., on the Brazos River, 95 miles (direct) S. of Can yon. Pop. in 1905, about 600. It has... Read MORE...

  • News  1926 - Lubbock man Is Killed by Lightning Bolt
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    Lubbock, Texas, April 20,- J.H. BURROUGHS, 60 years old, pioneer pure seed breeder and director of both the State and local... Read MORE...

  • News  1930 - May 13 - A man was killed when caught in an open field during a hailstorm northwest of Lubbock TX. It was the first, and perhaps the only, authentic death by hail in U.S. weather records.
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    May 13, 1930
  • 1952 - November 13 - KLBK TV channel 13 in Lubbock, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
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  • News  1981 - June 22 - A young woman from Lubbock, TX, was struck by lightning.
    The bolt of lightning struck just above her right shoulder near her neck, and passed right to left through her body, tearing her warm-ups, causing... Read MORE...

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