The St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexico Railway (also known as the Brownie) was a 200-mile (321 km) railroad that operated from Brownsville, Texas to Gulf Coast Junction in Houston, Texas.
A shooting incident that killed a bartender and wounded a police officer in Brownsville, Texas was blamed on African American soldiers from a nearby Army base.
August 13, 1906
At the 1908 meeting of the Niagara movement, the forerunner of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Du Bois, along with other leaders, sent a letter
September 4, 1908
The Committee on Military Affairs recommended favorably on Bill S.5729 for correction of records and reenlistment of officers and men of Companies B, C, and D of the 25th Infantry
February 23, 1909
The University of Texas System Board of Regents voted to end the University of Texas at Brownsville's educational partnership with Texas Southmost College as it stood
New Cameron County Courthouse built
September 27, 1914
The Lindo Theatre, designed by world famous Chicago architects and brothers, C.W. Rapp and George L. Rapp. John Dittman, owner of several other Freeport theatres, constructed
April 17, 1922
The port of Brownsville, located five miles northeast of the city, was officially opened
Matamoros-Brownsville charro Days Festival begins
Teatro Victoria in business
November 25, 1946