Texas Historical Documents

Texas Timeline - 1899

Texas Timeline Index

1899 January 07 Legendary Texas Ranger Bigfoot Wallace dies in Frio County.
1899 February 12 The temperature drops to -23?F in Tulia, the coldest day on record for Texas.
1899 June 17-28 A severe flood on the Brazos kills nearly 300.
1899 October 05 Ned Green drives the first car in Texas. It takes five hours to make the trip from Dallas to Terrell, a 6-mph average.