INDEPENDENCE DAY. The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed on March 2, 1836. Texas Independence Day, March 2, was formerly observed as a holiday throughout the state.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."INDEPENDENCE DAY," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/lki01), accessed May 22, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.