Texas Timeline Index
1931 January 05
Dancer and choreographer Alvin Ailey is born in Rogers.1931 June 05
David Browning Jr., Olympic diving champion from UT, is born in Boston, Massachusetts.1931 June 23
Texan Wiley Post starts his flight around the world.1931 July 27
Oklahoma Gov. Bill Murray sends the national guard to seal off the entrance to Texas via the Red River Bridge.1931 October 25
The famed Texas prison rodeo is born.1931 December 11
George Strake's Conroe Oil Field blows in.