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Texas Independence Day

Today is Texas Independence Day.On this day in 1836, General Sam Houston Walked into the tent of General Santa Ana who was having a siesta with a couple of his mistresses. General Houston drew his gun and put General Santa Ana under arrest. At that moment Texas won its independence from Mexico and became the Republic of Texas. General Santa Ana survived his captivity. He did get revenge for his humiliation by the gringos. In 1847 he went to New York City. He got involved in a fraudulent stock deal. He and several million dollars went missing. It is assumed that General Santa Ana disappeared into the Mexican country side.


About tatamkuluafrica

I am a man who has lived n 6 of the 7 continents. I first arrived in Africa on April 18, 1981. Africa has been a part of my life since. I spent 8 months living in a Xhosa village in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. I was given he nickname Tatamkulu Africa. In Xhosa it means "Grandfather Africa." In April of 1994 I was allowed to vote in the first democratic election in South Africa..I was honored to be part of such a historical moment. It was a beautiful and a magical day.

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