From the archives of The Daily News for May 23:

 

  • In 1914, the city of Galveston secured the 1915 convention of Texas Grain Dealers, which was at Fort Worth.
  • In 1914, the Cotton Carnival committee made plans for parades and a fireworks display.
  • In 1964, one of the largest groups of students to visit Galveston for their senior trip — 400 from Richardson — arrived in Galveston.
  • In 1964, a 17-year-old waived the examining trial and was bound over to the grand jury on one felony theft and two misdemeanor theft counts.
  • In 1964, the Galveston-based destroyer escort USS Howard D. Crow left on a trip that would take her to Jamaica, Cuba and Lake Charles before returning to her home port.
  • In 1989, the Lone Star State Factory Stores outlet mall in La Marque was 50 percent committed before construction had even begun.

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