Tuesday, July 21, 2009

First word said on the moon...

March 2, 1793 – July 26, 1863

7th Governor of Tennessee
1st President of the Republic of Texas
3rd President of the Republic of Texas
United States Senator from Texas
7th Governor of Texas

[Only person to have been the governor of two different states.]

"Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed."

1 comment:

moni said...

Good Old Sam Houston. He was quite the character. Love the statue of him in Houston, Texas with him astride his horse. They just don't make guys like that anymore! That is probably a good thing, lol