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What happened on this day in Texas Longhorn sports history?

Below is a list of major events in Texas Longhorn sports history that happened on this day. They can have been for current teams, former athletes, or related events. There’s something new every day.

March 01, 1919

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas A&M 1919

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Texas A&M 22-15 at UT Men's Gym in Austin, Texas.

March 1, 1923

Rooster Andrews is Born

William E. "Rooster" Andrews, football water boy who was promoted to kicker, is born in Dallas, Texas.

March 01, 1924

Men's Basketball: Texas versus SMU 1924

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats SMU 29–13 at Dallas, Texas.

March 01, 1930

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas A&M 1930

Texas A&M beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 20-42 at College Station, Texas.

March 01, 1935

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Rice 1935

Rice beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 28-34 at Gregory Gymnasium in Austin, Texas.

March 1, 1939

Don Talbert is Born

Offensive tackle Don Talbert is born in Louisville, Mississippi. He played professionally for the Dallas Cowboys, Atlanta Falcons, and New Orleans Saints.

March 1, 1976

Ed Price Passes Away

Football, baseball and basketball player and head football coach (1951-1956) Edwin Booth Price dies in Austin, Texas at the age of 67.

March 1, 1979

Chris Owens is Born

Power forward Chris Owens is born in Akron, Ohio.

March 1, 1981

Erin Phenix is Born

Olympic swimmer Erin Phenix is born in Cincinnati, Ohio.

March 1, 1991

Josh Urban is Born

Pitcher Josh Urban is born in Lubbock, Texas.

March 01, 1997

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Colorado 1997

Colorado beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 60-83 at Coors Events Center in Boulder, Colorado.

March 01, 2003

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas Tech 2003

The Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team beats Texas Tech 76-71 at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas.

March 01, 2004

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Oklahoma State 2004

Oklahoma State beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 67-76 at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

March 01, 2006

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas A&M 2006

Texas A&M beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 43-46 at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas.

March 01, 2006

Women's Basketball: Baylor Lady Bears versus Texas 2006

Baylor Lady Bears beats Texas Longhorn's women's basketball team 64-72.

March 01, 2006

Softball: UT Arlington versus Texas 2006

#2 Texas beats UT Arlington in softball 9-1.

March 01, 2006

Softball: UT Arlington versus Texas 2006

#2 Texas beats UT Arlington in softball 5-1.

March 01, 2008

Men's Basketball: Texas versus Texas Tech 2008

Texas Tech beats Texas Longhorn's men's basketball team 80-83 at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas.

March 01, 2008

Baseball: Rice versus Texas 2008

#14 Rice beats #15 Texas in baseball 4-10.

March 01, 2008

Softball: Wichita State versus Texas 2008

Wichita State beats #22 Texas in softball 2-6.

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I am adding entries just about every day, so if there’s a piece of Texas Longhorn history that you believe is missing, let me know.

This information is provided by the History Collection WordPress Plugin, a WordPress plugin that I have created.

Written by Brian Combs

July 17th, 2012 at 5:27 pm

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