On this day in 1835, fighting broke out at Gonzales between Mexican soldiers and Texas militiamen. When Domingo de Ugartechea, military commander in Texas, received word that the American colonists...(Read More)
PECAN BOWL. The Pecan Bowl, a postseason football game, was first played at Abilene in December 1964, and was played there each succeeding year until 1968, when the location was changed to Arlington. One of four regional playoff bowls of the NCAA College Division football plan, it was not classified as a major bowl.
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