Today in Texas Longhorn Sports History

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.

August 21, 1928

Bud McFadin is Born

Versatile football player Bud McFadin is born in Rankin, Texas. He played tackle and linebacker on defense and tackle and guard on offense.

August 21, 1986

Greg Swindell Makes MLB Debut

Pitcher Greg Swindell plays in his first Major League game, for the Cleveland Indians.

August 21, 2004

Peirsol, Hansen, Crocker, and Walker Win Gold

Swimmers Aaron Peirsol, Brendan Hansen, Ian Crocker, and Neil Walker win the gold medal in the Men's 4x100m Medley Relay at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

August 21, 2008

Cat Osterman Wins Silver

Pitcher Cat Osterman earns a silver medal as part of the USA Softball Team at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

August 21, 2009

Women's Soccer: TCU versus Texas 2009

TCU beats Texas in women's soccer 1-2.


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.

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