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From the archives for Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - The Galveston County Daily News: Today In History

October 21, 2016

From the archives for Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:00 am

From the archives of The Daily News for April 22:

  • In 1914, a 9-year-old boy drowned in English Bayou while picnicking with his family.
  • In 1914, veterans of the Spanish War renewed their oath of allegiance to the United States at their annual muster and proclaimed they were ready for duty.
  • In 1964, Galveston police chased a 16-year-old suspect for 2 miles down East Beach after he hit a parked car. He was charged with vagrancy, failure to remain at the scene of a crime and carrying a prohibited weapon.
  • In 1989, beach access had become a hot issue as more and more of Galveston Island was developed. The state required that the public should have free access to the beach and adequate parking.
  • In 1989, the city of Galveston owed $1.2 million for the reconstruction of The Pirate’s Beach municipal golf course and it was time to pay up.

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