"A wretched little strip of country like Florida to dare to compare itself to Texas, who, in place of selling herself, asserted her own independence, drove out the Mexicans in March 2, 1846, and declared herself a federal republic after the victory gained by Samuel Houston
, on the banks of the San Jacinto, over the troops of Santa Anna!-- a country, in fine, which voluntarily annexed itself to the United States of America!"
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1793: Samuel Houston
. American statesman who gave his name to the Texan city.
Jackie was born in Glasgow's Rottenrow maternity hospital in 1973, to John (Jackie), a Hibs and Celtic player, and mum Linda Houston, daughter of Samuel Houston
, a railway checker, and Sarah Odger, both of Glasgow.
Also On This Day: 1782: Birth of Irish pianist and composer John Field; 1805: Violent earthquake in Naples killed 6,000; 1856: Birth of Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw; 1858: Lionel Rothschild became the first Jewish MP to take his seat in the House of Commons; 1863: Death of Texan soldier Samuel Houston
; 1875: Birth of Swiss psychologist and psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung; 1895: Birth of poet Robert Graves; 1908: The Federal Bureau of Investigation was inaugurated; 1958: Prince Charles was created the Prince of Wales; 1987: Stephen Roche became the first Irishman to win the Tour de France.
The following body corporate owns the business carried on under the licence: Henderson Retail Limited, Limited Liability Company of which the following persons are directors: Mark Hugh Adrain, Geoffrey William Agnew, Martin John Agnew, Samuel Houston
Davidson, Alan James Fitzsimmins, Neal Frances Kelly, Robert Mark McCammond, William John Ronald Whitten.