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Here are just a few of the historic occasions that changed Texas history. Can you guess the year that these events occurred in?

1. On January 10th, Wildcatters found oil at Spindletop near Beaumont.
1. On January 10th, Wildcatters found oil at Spindletop near Beaumont. Texas History Dates
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2. The announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19th, including the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South.
2. The announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas on June 19th, including the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South. Texas History Dates
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3. Jack Kilby an employee of Texas Instruments invented the integrated circuit. Integrating previously isolated electronic elements to work together in a miniature environment, also known as the microchip.
3. Jack Kilby an employee of Texas Instruments invented the integrated circuit. Integrating previously isolated electronic elements to work together in a miniature environment, also known as the microchip. Texas History Dates
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4. The United States Supreme Court ruled on Plyler v. Doe in this year. Striking down the state statute that public school education cannot be denied to the children of immigrants.
4. The United States Supreme Court ruled on Plyler v. Doe in this year. Striking down the state statute that public school education cannot be denied to the children of immigrants. Texas History Dates
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5. Following the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21st, The Republic of Texas was established in this year.
5. Following the Battle of San Jacinto on April 21st, The Republic of Texas was established in this year. Texas History Dates
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6. For After nine years as an independent country, Texas annexed into the United States as the 28th state. This was also the same year that James Polk became the 11th President of the United States.
6. For After nine years as an independent country, Texas annexed into the United States as the 28th state. This was also the same year that James Polk became the 11th President of the United States. Texas History Dates
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7. In this year, Henry B. González became the first Mexican American from Texas to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives.
7. In this year, Henry B. González became the first Mexican American from Texas to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Texas History Dates
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8. The Astrodome is also known as the, “Eighth Wonder of the World”. Once home to the Oilers and baseball’s Colt 45s, the Astrodome opened in this year.
8. The Astrodome is also known as the, “Eighth Wonder of the World”. Once home to the Oilers and baseball’s Colt 45s, the Astrodome opened in this year. Texas History Dates
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9. A group of Texas settlers defied an order by Col. José de las Piedras, commander of the Mexican Twelfth Permanent Battalion at Nacogdoches, to surrender their arms. The Battle of Nacogdoches was the first conflict between Mexican and Texans which occurred on August 2nd of this year.  
9. A group of Texas settlers defied an order by Col. José de las Piedras, commander of the Mexican Twelfth Permanent Battalion at Nacogdoches, to surrender their arms. The Battle of Nacogdoches was the first conflict between Mexican and Texans which occurred on August 2nd of this year.   Texas History Dates
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10. On January 20th the Thirty-sixth Infantry Division, dubbed the "Texas Division," began crossing the Rapido River in Italy. Also known as the "two-day nightmare,”. The division suffered heavy casualties, including 143 killed, 663 wounded, and 875 missing.
10. On January 20th the Thirty-sixth Infantry Division, dubbed the Texas History Dates
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