Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1860

Texas Timeline Index

1860 March 12 Columbus 'Dad' Joiner, who finds the East Texas Oil Field, is born in Alabama.
1860 May 07 Julius Real, who stages the legislative Whiskey Rebellion of 1911 to keep Texas wet, is born in the hill country.
1860 June 28 Southern Democrats nominate John C. Breckinridge of Kentucky for President.
1860 August 12 The first child born in the Governor's Mansion is Temple Houston.