Texas Timeline Index
1869 September 17
Roy Aldrich, who serves longer as a Texas Ranger than any other man, is born in Illinois.1869 October 16
A.D. Topperwein is born in Boerne. He is in the Texas Sports Hall of Fame as the greatest trick shooter of his day.1869 November 21
William Henry 'Alfalfa Bill' Murray, who later becomes governor of Oklahoma, is born in Toadsuck, Texas.