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From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for Jan. 22, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News : Today In History

November 27, 2014

From the files of Texas’ oldest newspaper for Jan. 22, 2014

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Posted: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for Jan. 22:

  • In 1914, the Convent of St. Ursula celebrated its 64th anniversary with a reception.
  • In 1914, a case of meningitis at Fort Crockett led to quarantining the entire company to prevent the possibility of future outbreaks.
  • In 1964, area Republicans trekked to Alvin to hear three candidates for the GOP nomination for United States senator lambaste Ralph Yarborough.
  • In 1964, death by asphyxiation was ruled as the cause of death of C. W. Binkly in a Market Street fire.
  • In 1989, a variety of local establishments offered activities during the Super Bowl. While the Cincinnati Bengals and the San Francisco 49ers clashed in Miami, Galvestonians had many opportunities to party throughout the city.