2.1 Adjacent counties On November 22 1963 President John F Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, On Palm Sunday March 27 Fannin Ward Westover and their men were marched out of the presidio and shot Mexican cavalry were stationed nearby to chase down any who tried to escape. Approximately 342 Texians died and 27 either escaped or were spared by Mexican troops. Several weeks after the Goliad massacre the Mexican Congress granted an official reprieve to any Texas prisoners who had incurred capital punishment; . Part of a series on the 3.1 Italian invasion of Ethiopia (1935). Firefighters on San Jacinto Street circa 1914 Dallas growth Beginning around the mid-20th century Texas began to transform from a rural and agricultural state to one that was urban and industrialized the state's population grew quickly during this period with large levels of migration from outside the state. As a part of the Sun Belt Texas experienced strong economic growth particularly during the 1970s and early 1980s. Texas's economy diversified lessening its reliance on the petroleum industry by 1990 Hispanics overtook blacks to become the largest minority group in the state. Map of the Houston city limits, Buddhist 1 Northeast Gulf of Mexico which extends from a point east of the Mississippi River Delta near Biloxi to the eastern side of Apalachee Bay!
. . . By October Axis operational objectives in Ukraine and the Baltic region were achieved with only the sieges of Leningrad and Sevastopol continuing a major offensive against Moscow was renewed; after two months of fierce battles in increasingly harsh weather the German army almost reached the outer suburbs of Moscow where the exhausted troops were forced to suspend their offensive. Large territorial gains were made by Axis forces but their campaign had failed to achieve its main objectives: two key cities remained in Soviet hands the Soviet capability to resist was not broken and the Soviet Union retained a considerable part of its military potential the blitzkrieg phase of the war in Europe had ended.