Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1872

Texas Timeline Index

1872 February 29 Henry Lindsley is born. He becomes mayor of Dallas and the first national commander of the American Legion.
1872 April 20 An Indian battle at Howard's Well leads to the government's cancellation of hunting permits for Indians.
1872 December 08 Architect Nicholas Clayton comes to Galveston and builds it into a city of beautiful homes.
1872 December 12 John 'Texas Jack' Omohundro goes to Chicago to star with Buffalo Bill in the Wild West Show.