On this day in 1948, 700 Mexican-American veterans, led by Hector P. Garcia, met in Corpus Christi and organized the American G.I. Forum, a civil-rights organization devoted to securing equal rights...(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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