From the archives of The Daily News for April 20:


  • In 1914, crowds thronged the streets near the news office waiting for bulletins and extras about an escalating situation between the U.S. and Mexico in the aftermath of the Tampico Affair.
  • In 1914, an elderly woman was rescued from drowning because of the action of people on the nearby promenade.
  • In 1964, two Galveston women injured in a wreck near Corsicana remained in critical and a third remained in serious condition.
  • In 1989, the Wiley Creek Development Co. planned to open the Lone Star State Factory Stores at Interstate 45 and Delaney Road. The first phase of the project was projected to cost $4.5 million.
  • In 1989, a Galveston jury recommended that a Texas City disposal company pay more than $2.7 million in fines for illegally using an earthen disposal pit at a plant site on Campbell Bayou Road.

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