Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1859

Texas Timeline Index

1859 February 01 The Menger Hotel opens in San Antonio.
1859 June 05 Herman Lehmann is born in Loyal Valley. He is later captured by Apaches and adopted by them.
1859 July 13 An arrest in Brownsville starts the Cortina Wars.
1859 August 03 The Comanches are moved out of Texas and into Indian Territory.
1859 December 19 Mirabeau B. Lamar dies. He served as vice-president and president of the republic and is called the Father of Texas Education.