Texas’ Historical Milestones On This Day March 19th

On March 19th the French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle was killed by his own men in 1687 to the negotiations between Comanches and Texas officials in 1840, the history of Texas is rich with intriguing stories.

In 1826, Cherokee leader John Dunn Hunter arrived in Mexico City to discuss land settlement in Texas with the Mexican government. Despite being promised land for Cherokee settlers, he was not granted the tribal grant he had hoped for. His experiences were later detailed in his book, Memoirs of a Captivity among the Indians of North America.

Fast forward to more recent history, in 1982, the 100th episode of the famous TV show “Dallas” aired on CBS. This show, which captivated audiences across the country, showcased the drama and intrigue that Texas is often associated with.