Texas Timeline Index
1837 January 26
The steamship Laura successfully navigates the Buffalo Bayou but misses the new city of Houston, due to dense vegetation.1837 April 26
John J. Audubon comes to Texas to study bird-life and to paint birds for his famous work.1837 October 10
Lt. A.H. Miles, who captured Santa Anna at San Jacinto, is killed by Indians.1837 November 10
Ten Rangers and fifty Indians die in the Battle of Stone Houses in Archer County.