From the archives of The Daily News for Jan. 14:
- In 1914, Freeman D. Smith was shot to death on Tremont Street.
- In 1914, Galveston retail merchants petitioned the city to pay the cost of sprinkling the streets.
- In 1964, the Galveston County Bi-Racial Committee reported to the commissioners court that most of Galveston County Memorial Hospital’s operations were satisfactory.
- In 1964, two ambulance attendants and an 18-year-old Galveston youth were injured in a collision between an ambulance and an automobile at 18th Street and Broadway. They were listed at John Sealy Hospital under satisfactory condition.
- In 1989, a Tiki Island resident filed an application for a temporary restraining order to prevent the village community and its mayor from pursuing plans negotiating on state funds for a city park.
- In 1989, a group of Galveston County war veterans continued to develop a park to memorialize dead soldiers and serve the living.