This Week in Texas History

■ January 18, 1842 - Marshall University was chartered with a grant of four leagues of land. ■ January 19, 1839 - Waterloo (soon to be renamed Austin) was approved as the new capital of the Republic of Texas. ■ January 20, 1881 - The first issue of the San Antonio Light was published. The original appearance of the paper was heralded in an occasional paper called the San Antonio Surprise, a…

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