From the archives of The Daily News for March 27:
• In 1914, the construction of a new cotton seed oil mill on the Texas City water front was announced. The project was estimated to cost $200,000.
• In 1914, a new city directory showed an upswing in Galveston’s population.
• In 1964, the Port of Galveston was bustling with seven vessels loading or unloading at the wharves.
• In 1964, Patrolman Investigator Leo Adams resigned from the Galveston Police Department citing financial reasons. Adams left the force to pursue an opportunity with a construction company in Houston.
• In 1989, Galveston Island was shrinking. Dr. John Anderson, a geologist at Rice University, found evidence that the coast moved 20 miles inland in a 1,000-year period.
• In 1989, Danny Ruiz of Galveston was to represent the University of Texas at the College Cheerleading National Championship.