Ralphael O'Hara Lanier becomes first president of Texas Southern University
On this day in 1948, Ralphael O'Hara Lanier, who had earlier served five years as dean of Houston Colored Junior College and more recently as United States Minister to Liberia, became the first...(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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