From the archives of The Daily News for April 10:
In 1914, the Port of Galveston set a record for value of goods imported in a month.
In 1914, an abandoned barge was found in the Gulf and towed to port by the schooner Dorothy.
In 1964, defense testimony was set to begin at 1:15 p.m. in the rice allotment fraud trial. The government rested its case at 11:40 a.m. after hearing only one witness during the morning session.
In 1964, waterfront activity was brisk as vessels loading cotton and bananas were among 12 active at the Port of Galveston.
In 1989, after a helicopter crash at Hermann Hospital that injured three people, Dr. Michael Warren of the University of Texas Medical Branch came out in support of Life Flight. “Our helicopter is safe,” he said.
In 1989, the body of missing Santa Fe native Mark Kilroy was found. Kilroy was a student at the University of Texas at Austin and disappeared while on spring break in Mexico. He was thought to have been killed by a satanic cult.
From Staff Reports