Texas Timeline Index
1875 January 23
Molly Armstrong, the first woman optometrist in Texas, is born in Bell County.1875 June 13
'Ma' Ferguson is born in Bell County. She later becomes first lady once and governor twice.1875 June 14
Jefferson Davis is invited to serve as the first president of Texas A&M, but he declines.1875 September 16
A hurricane destroys the city of Indianola.