Texas’ Historical Milestones On This Day May 21st

On May 21, 1542, Moscoso Alvarado led his expedition into Texas, marking the first recorded contact between Europeans and Native Americans in the area. This important moment in history paved the way for future exploration and colonization of the region.

On May 21, 1930, the Texas Physical Therapy Association was organized as the state chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association. This association works to advance the physical therapy profession by promoting research and education, as well as advocating for the highest ethical standards in the field.

In 1941, the state of Texas filed for a charter to establish a Fort Worth Children’s Museum. Today, the museum is a beloved attraction for families and children, with interactive exhibits and hands-on learning opportunities.

Sam Houston, one of the most influential figures in Texas history, once said, “Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.” This quote embodies the spirit of Texas and its people, who have a long history of resilience and bravery in the face of adversity.

Stay tuned for tomorrow’s installment of “Today in Texas History” to continue on this journey of exploration and discovery.