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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.

October 20, 1906

Football: W. Texas Mililtary versus Texas 1906

Texas beats W. Texas Mililtary in football 28-0.

October 20, 1917

Football: Oklahoma versus Texas 1917

Oklahoma beats Texas in football 0-14.

October 20, 1923

Football: Vanderbilt versus Texas 1923

Texas beats Vanderbilt in football 16-0.

October 20, 1934

Football: Centenary versus Texas 1934

Centenary beats Texas in football 6-9.

October 20, 1943

Pete Lammons is Born

Tight end Pete Lammons is born in Crockett, Texas.

October 20, 1945

Football: 1945 Little Rock

#10 Texas beats Arkansas in football at the 1945 Little Rock 34-7.

October 20, 1951

Football: Texas at Arkansas 1951

Arkansas beats #4 Texas in football 14-16.

October 20, 1956

Football: Arkansas versus Texas 1956

Arkansas beats Texas in football 14-32.

October 20, 1962

Football: Arkansas versus Texas 1962

#1 Texas beats #7 Arkansas in football 7-3.

October 20, 1971

Kamiel Maase is Born

Olympic long-distance runner Kamiel Maase is born in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands.

October 20, 1973

Football: Texas at Arkansas 1973

Texas beats Arkansas in football 34-6.

October 20, 1976

Volleyball: Trinity versus Texas 1976

Texas beats Trinity in volleyball 15-6, 15-3.

October 20, 1978

Volleyball: West Texas State versus Texas 1978

Texas beats West Texas State in volleyball 15-2, 15-5.

October 20, 1978

Volleyball: East Texas State versus Texas 1978

Texas beats East Texas State in volleyball 15-10, 8-15, 15-7.

October 20, 1978

Volleyball: Sam Houston St. versus Texas 1978

Texas beats Sam Houston St. in volleyball 16-14, 15-12.

October 20, 1978

Volleyball: Rice versus Texas 1978

Texas beats Rice in volleyball 15-2, 15-4.

October 20, 1979

Football: Texas at Arkansas 1979

#10 Arkansas beats #2 Texas in football 14-17.

October 20, 1979

Volleyball: Texas Women’s versus Texas 1979

Texas beats Texas Women’s in volleyball 16-14, 15-2.

October 20, 1979

Volleyball: Baylor versus Texas 1979

Texas beats Baylor 1979 15-7, 15-10.

October 20, 1979

Volleyball: Southwest Texas versus Texas 1979

Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-12, 11-15, 15-4.

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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.

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Written by Brian Combs

July 17th, 2012 at 5:27 pm

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