1832 – In Velasco, Mexican forces surrendered to Texans. On June 26, Texans that were transporting a cannon from Brazoria to Anahuac were challenged by Mexican forces.
1928 – In Houston, the Democratic National Convention concluded. It had started on June 26 and was the first nominating convention to be held in a Southern city since 1860.
1949 – The residents of Dalworthington Gardens petitioned to have their community incorporated as a town. The name Dalworthington Gardens is an admixture of the names of the three cities, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington.
2010 – The Dallas Stars announced that they would not offer Mike Modano a contract for the upcoming season. At the time Modano had not announced his decision about retiring or playing another season in the NHL.
|Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may.|
– Sam Houston