Texas Timeline Index
1906 January 22
Author Robert E. Howard is born in Peaster, Texas. His works include, 'Conan the Cimmerian,' for which he is internationally famous, and a number of Texas-based characters and stories, such as the larger-than-life Breckenridge Elkins.1906 May 02
Henry Bullock is born in North Carolina. He becomes the first black professor of arts and sciences at the University of Texas.1906 August 21
Capt. Bill McDonald of the Rangers quells a race riot in Brownsville.