Texas Timeline Index
1917 June 21
The Humble Oil Company incorporates.1917 August 05
The Simms-Sinclair No. 11 Sweet gushes in and becomes Goose Creek Oil Field's greatest producer.1917 August 23
Seventeen people die in the Camp Logan race riots, when black soldiers clash with Houston police.1917 August 25
Gov. Jim Ferguson resigns after being impeached.1917 October 21
The 'Roaring Ranger' Oil Field blows in.