Texas Timeline Index
1912 March 08
Gov. Preston Smith is born in Corn Hill. March 15 Lightnin' Hopkins, of blues music fame, is born in Centerville.1912 May 18
The second battleship Texas is launched.1912 August 13
Golfer Ben Hogan is born in Dublin, Texas1912 November 01
The last cattle of the XIT ranch are sold.1912 December 22
Claudia Alta Taylor, the future Lady Bird Johnson, is born in Kamack.