The Houstorian Calendar

Download The Houstorian Calendar ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to The Houstorian Calendar book pdf for free now.

Houstorian Calendar The Today In Houston History

Author : James Glassman
ISBN : 9781467139878
Genre : History
File Size : 21.35 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 242
Read : 282

September 4, 2000, was Houston's hottest day on record, as well as Beyoncé's nineteenth birthday. Sam Houston was elected president on September 5, 1836. The city was awarded a National League baseball franchise on October 17, 1960, and on November 1, 2017, the Astros won their first World Series. On December 13, 1882, the Capitol Hotel became Houston's first public building to get electricity. Tragedy struck on April 16, 1947, when a ship carrying ammonium nitrate fertilizer exploded alongside a Texas City dock. James Glassman captures every single day of the year in the prism of Houston history, from the Texas Revolution to the moon landing.
Category: History

Houstorian Dictionary The An Insider S Index To Houston

Author : James Glassman
ISBN : 9781467118002
Genre : History
File Size : 37.9 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 497
Read : 832

The Houstorian dictionary is a guide for natives and newcomers alike. Each entry leads into the next to create a tapestry of the Bayou City's past and present.
Category: History