Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1871

Texas Timeline Index

1871 January 02 Boxing promoter 'Tex' Rickard is born in Kansas City.
1871 April 17 Texas A&M is created.
1871 May 18 Satanta, Big Tree, and their warriors massacre seven men from a wagon train at Salt Creek.
1871 August 31 Gov. Jim Ferguson, who is the 'Pa' of 'Ma and Pa Ferguson' fame, is born in Bell County.