The great race to Texas.
In 1519 Pineda maps Texas.
Cabeza De Vaca reports on Texas.
The Spanish explorer, Francisco Vasquez de Coronado explores northern Texas
Spaniards establish the first Texas mission at Corpus Christi de la Ysleta
LaSelle establishes fort St.Louis.
Founding of San Antonio.
East Texas missions are moved to San Antonio.
Aug. 1 – In the first election held in Texas, voters choose officials of the municipal government of San Fernando.
mission San Jose is completed in San Antonio and other mission are built
Father Hidalgo's speech encourages Mexicans and Texans to fight for independence.
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