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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.

September 1, 1948

Bill Zapalac is Born

Linebacker Bill Zapalac is born in Bellville, Texas.

September 1, 1972

Josh Davis is Born

Olympic swimmer Josh Davis is born in San Antonio, Texas.

September 1, 1980

Football: Arkansas versus Texas 1980

#10 Texas beats #6 Arkansas in football 23-17.

September 1, 1984

Calvin Schiraldi Makes MLB Debut

Pitcher Calvin Schiraldi plays his first Major League game, for the New York Mets.

September 01, 1987

Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 1987

Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-3, 15-5, 15-11.

September 01, 1988

Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 1988

Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-10, 15-4, 12-15, 15-4.

September 01, 1989

Volleyball: Lamar versus Texas 1989

Texas beats Lamar in volleyball 15-2, 15-3, 15-5.

September 01, 1990

Volleyball: Rice versus Texas 1990

Texas beats Rice in Volleyball 15-11, 15-6, 12-15, 15-4.

September 1, 1991

Soren Hess-Olesen is Born

Tennis player Soren Hess-Olesen is born in Aarhus, Denmark.

September 01, 1992

Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 1992

Texas beats Southwest Texas in Volleyball 15-3, 15-12, 15-12.

September 01, 1993

Volleyball: St. Mary’s versus Texas 1993

Texas beats St. Mary's in Volleyball 15-5, 15-13, 15-7.

September 01, 1993

Volleyball: Texas at UT-San Antonio 1993

Texas beats UT-San Antonio in Volleyball 15-7, 15-6, 15-8.

September 01, 1994

Volleyball: St. Mary’s versus Texas 1994

Texas beats St. Mary’s in Volleyball 15-10, 15-6, 15-10.

September 01, 1994

Volleyball: Texas at UT-San Antonio 1994

Texas beats UT-San Antonio in Volleyball 15-7, 15-6, 15-8.

September 01, 1995

Volleyball: Texas at Hawaii 1995

#5 Hawaii beats Texas in Volleyball 15-13, 15-12, 9-15, 13-15, 6-15.

September 01, 1996

Volleyball: Houston versus Texas 1996

Texas beats Houston in Volleyball 15-4, 19-17, 15-4.

September 01, 1997

Volleyball: Texas at Southwest Texas 1997

Texas beats Southwest Texas in volleyball 15-3, 15-10, 15-12.

September 1, 1997

Cindy Figg-Currier Wins LPGA Event

Golfer Cindy Figg-Currier wins the State Farm Fail Classic in a playoff with Lorie Kane and Kris Tschetter.

September 01, 1998

Volleyball: Oral Roberts versus Texas 1998

Texas beats #18 Oral Roberts in volleyball 15-1, 15-6, 17-15.

September 01, 1999

Volleyball: Temple versus Texas 1999

Texas beats Temple in volleyball 15-8, 15-2, 15-12.

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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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