Texas Timeline Index
1867 June 22
This is the worst single day of a yellow fever epidemic that sweeps coastal Texas in 1867.1867 September 23
John A. Lomax, the Texas collector of folk music, is born in Mississippi. On the same day, William Marsh Rice is murdered in New York. His will sets up Rice University in Houston.1867 September 25
Oliver Loving, the dean of Texas trail drivers, dies after an attack by Indians.