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The Expedition to Capture Pancho Villa

In March 1916, Mexican revolutionary Francisco “Pancho” Villa and his band of hundreds of Villistas mounted a cross-border raid on Columbus, New Mexico. A U.S. military squadron repelled the invasion of American territory. 618 palabras más

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Smashwords Sale

I’ve just reviewed the copy edited draft of my forthcoming novel The Astronomer’s Crypt and turned it back in to the publisher. I’m getting excited as we close in on publication. 504 palabras más


Today in Texas History - June 21

From the Annals of the Border Wars  –  In 1916, the U.S. military expedition against Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa was attacked by Mexican government troops at Carrizal, Mexico.  289 palabras más

Today In Texas History

Central America Trip #106

Mary is no longer available for RV traveling, but we remain good friends.
Because we have 4,000+ postings, I’ve invited her to continue posting entries on this blog.
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June 5, 1850, 1878, 1895: Thrice Upon a Time in the West

When the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico, resigned in 1880, the county appointed Pat Garrett, a former bartender known as something of a gunman to replace him.  561 palabras más

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June 5th in history:

Only two U.S. Senators have been assassinated while in office.  One was Huey Long of Louisiana.  The other was Robert F. Kennedy, shot on June 5th, 1968, just moments after giving a victory speech at a Los Angeles hotel on the night he won the California presidential primary. 164 palabras más

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June 5 in history

70  Titus and his Roman legions breached the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem.

1257  Kraków received city rights.

1305 – Raymond Bertrand de Got became… 867 palabras más