Texas Facts – 90 Fascinating Facts About Texas

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Interesting Facts About Texas

The Texas State Capitol is the second largest capitol building in the United States.

Stephen Fuller Austin is the father of Texas. Austin and his father helped 300 American families move to Texas, also known as The Old 300.

The first Texas born president of the Unites States is Dwight D Eisenhower in 1953.

The U.S president John F Kennedy was assassinated on November 23rd, 1973 in Dallas, Texas.

The first and only woman to hang legally by the government is Josefa Chipita Rodriguez on a Friday 13th at the age of 63 and her last words were “no soy culpable” means I am not guilty.

Chuck Norris and John Wayne are honorary Texas Rangers. Texas Rangers have a statewide Jurisdiction and it is the oldest law enforcement in Northern America.

The world’s largest free standing Statue of an American is the statue of Sam Houston called as the “Tribute to Courage”.

The World’s Tallest War Memorial Monument standing at 567.31 feet is at San Jacinto, and it honors the brave people who fought for the independence of Texas from Mexico.

The only place on earth called as the Earth is in Lamb County in Texas, it is a city named Earth.

Katy Freeway in Texas is one of the world’s widest freeways having 26 lanes and it is part of the 10 interstate.