• January 26 In History…What Happened?

    Today is January 26. We don’t know what will happen today, but we do know what happened in the past!

    1838: Tennessee lawmakers made it illegal to sell alcoholic beverages in taverns and stores. This was the first prohibition law passed in theU.S.

    1863: General Burnside was dismissed from his command of the Union Army on the 25th.  General Joseph Hooker took over on the 26th.

    1934: Samuel Goldwyn bought the film rights to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

    1962: The first and only song to make it to Billboard’s “Hot 100″ in two separate releases ended its second run. What was it? “The Twist”


    About Fredda Jones

    Fredda Davis Jones was raised “in the country” in Comanche County and learned very early that creativity and innovation are traits that can flourish even in small-town Texas and that with enough effort, indeed nothing is impossible, including being married to the same man for over 40 years! Rickey and Fredda have 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and a crazy life that includes sitting in the bleachers several times a week. The rest of her time is spent creating great content for texansunited.com and marketing small-town Texas.
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