On this day in 1737, Cabellos Colorados (Red Hair), a Lipan Apache chief, was captured by Spanish forces. When the Spanish founded San Antonio in 1718, the Apaches had discovered a convenient,(more...)
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HOWARD HUGHES AIRPORT
HOWARD HUGHES AIRPORT. Howard Hughes Airport at Houston was activated in November 1942 to train pilots of the Women's Army Service Pilots. It was deactivated in May 1943, when the mission was transferred to Sweetwater Army Air Field at Sweetwater, Texas.
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