May 23, 1873, the Dominion of Canada created the North West Mounted Police. Many were misfits. Quite a number of the first recruits were sent home, some went home when they saw the conditions. 207 more words
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Mission San Antonio de Valero (today known as “The Alamo”) is secularized by decree.
Construction of First Baptist Church is begun.
Although it has not yet be officially announced, the $12.9-million federal grant has been approved for construction of the $27-million University of Texas South Texas Medical School and teaching hospital to be located here. 51 more words
As regular readers know, I’m a bit of a ‘foodie’ so I was expecting to really enjoy The Belly of Paris, (Le Ventre de Paris… 701 more words