Texas’ Historical Milestones On This Day April 24th

On this day April 24th in Texas history, Pedro de Aguirre, a captain in the Spanish army, was born in the year 1678. Aguirre played a significant role in the exploration of Texas, leading an expedition that named the San Antonio de Padua river.

In more recent history, on this day in 1998, the reunion movie “Dallas: War of the Ewings” aired on CBS, delighting fans of the popular television series. This beloved show was a cultural phenomenon and remains an important part of Texas pop culture history.