Texas’ Historical Milestones On This Day March 14th

On March 14, Texas history was marked by significant events that shaped the state’s culture and identity. In 1940, livestock leaders gathered in Fort Worth to establish the American Quarter Horse Association, reflecting the importance of agriculture and ranching in Texas. In 1964, Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby was convicted of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, highlighting the city’s connection to a tragic moment in American history.

Another noteworthy event in Texas history occurred in 1992 when about 40,000 people attended Farm Aid in Irving, TX, demonstrating the state’s commitment to supporting farmers and the agricultural industry.