Texas Timeline Index
1888 March 20
Gov. Coke Stevenson is born in Mason County.1888 April 04
Baseball great Tris Speaker is born in Hubbard.1888 May 16
The state capitol is dedicated.1888 July 02
The Jaybird-Woodpecker feud starts in Fort Bend County.1888 September 26
Texas historian and man of letters J. Frank Dobie is born in Live Oak County.