See special calendars on our other focus pages dedicated to Arts, Car Shows, Market & Trade Days, Motorcycling, Pets & Vets, Quilting, and others. Proclaimed as "the Centerpiece of one of the biggest shows on the Texas Hill Country Regional Christmas Lighting Trail" by Southern Living magazine with a courthouse that "shines brighter than the star of Bethlehem". Event Web Jan 1-6, 2017 - MILL POND LIGHTED HOLIDAY PARK: San Saba, at Mill Pond Park, 1800 US 190, E of town.
On November 5, 1895, Rochester attorney George Selden wins U. Mc Clellan from command of the Army of the Potomac. history, Republican challenger Richard Nixon defeats Vice President Hubert Humphrey.
Mc Clellan ably built the army in the early stages of the war but was a sluggish and paranoid field commander who seemed unable to muster... Because of the strong showing of third-party candidate George Wallace, neither Nixon nor Humphrey received more than 50 percent of the popular vote; Nixon beat Humphrey by less than 500,000 votes....
On this day in 1775, Continental Army commander in chief General George Washington condemns his troops’ planned celebration of the British anti-Catholic holiday, Guy Fawkes Night, as he was simultaneously struggling to win French-Canadian Catholics to the Patriot cause.
In his general orders for the day, Washington criticized “that ridiculous and... 549,160 for an “improved road engine” powered by a “liquid-hydrocarbon engine of the compression type.” With that, as far as the government was concerned, George Selden had invented the car–though he had never built a single one. On this day in 1862,a tortured relationship ends when President Abraham Lincoln removes General George B.
When you visit the festivals listed here, please tell them you found their information in the Hill Country Portal web site. 100 lighted Christmas Trees along with merchant displays. Event Web Jan 1-2, 2017 - EISBAHN OUTDOOR ICE SKATING: Fredericksburg, Marktplatz, the downtown square at corner of W Main and N Adams.
To submit your event listing information Note regarding our previous calendars: Over time, many web links change or the sites have been shut down, and thus you will find broken links in the old calendars, and more so the older the calendar. You can also join the exclusive Polar Bear Club and get your name on the plaque for taking the splash. Free food for event sliders AND spectators, awards, door prizes, live music and polar bear fun! Lights are turned on every evening from 6-9p Free annual event. Web; Cowboy Capital Web Jan 1, 2017 - COWGIRL ROUNDUP & SHOW-DEO: Bandera, at Hill Country State Natural Area, at 11a. Grab a cup of hot cocoa, get a photo with Santa, and take a stroll through the breathtaking winter wonderland that is Walkway of Lights. At about midnight on the night of November 4-5, Sir Thomas...Democrat Woodrow Wilson is elected the 28th president of the United States, with Thomas R. In a landslide Democratic victory, Wilson won 435 electoral votes against the eight won by Republican incumbent William Howard Taft and the 88 won by Progressive Party candidate Theodore Roosevelt. Sinclair Lewis is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “for his vigorous and graphic art of description and his ability to create, with wit and humor, new types of characters.” Lewis, born in Sauk Center, Minnesota, was the first American to win the distinguished award. Meir Kahane, an American-born rabbi and founder of the far-right Kach movement, is shot dead in New York City.On this day in 1991, Tropical Storm Thelma causes severe and massive floods in the Philippines, killing nearly 3,000 people.It is the second major disaster of the year for the island nation, as it comes on the heels of the violent June 12 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. Fifty miles north of Delhi, a Mughal army defeats the forces of Hemu, a Hindu general who was trying to usurp the Mughal throne from 14-year-old Akbar, the recently proclaimed emperor.On this day in 1994, George Foreman, age 45, becomes boxing’s oldest heavyweight champion when he defeats 26-year-old Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their WBA fight in Las Vegas.