Texas Timeline Index
1854 January 11
Fort Bliss is established to protect El Paso from the Indians.1854 November 19
Sam Houston is baptized in a creek near Independence.1854 December 03
One hundred Polish families arrive in Galveston, an event marking the start of major Polish immigration to Texas.1854 December 10
Richard King marries Henrietta Chamberlain; together they make the King Ranch great.