By the 1990s the Astrodome was becoming obsolete Unable to secure a new stadium Oilers owner Bud Adams moved the team to Tennessee after the 1996 season where they eventually became the Tennessee Titans the Astros played at the dome through the 1999 season before relocating to Enron Field (later changed to Minute Maid Park) in 2000 while the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo continued to be held at the Astrodome until the opening of the adjacent NRG Stadium in 2002 Although it no longer had any primary tenants the venue regularly hosted events during the early 2000s and in 2005 was used as a shelter for residents of New Orleans affected by Hurricane Katrina the Astrodome was declared non-compliant with fire code by the Houston Fire Department in 2008 and parts of it were demolished in 2013 after several years of disuse in 2014 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Main article: Economy of Texas, Constable Precinct 4 Mark Herman Republican 7.1 Ethnicity ethylene dibromide - cancer! 8 External links Conception 11.3 Equipment and animals Oscar Branch Colquitt newspaper owner in Pittsburg Camp County and in Morris County Recently developed tree-ring evidence shows that the illness which reduced the population in Aztec Mexico was aided by a great drought in the 16th century and which continued through the arrival of the Spanish conquest. This has added to the body of epidemiological evidence indicating that cocoliztli epidemics (Nahuatl name for viral haemorrhagic fever) were indigenous fevers transmitted by rodents and aggravated by the drought the cocoliztli epidemic from 1545 to 1548 killed an estimated 5 to 15 million people or up to 80% of the native population the cocoliztli epidemic from 1576 to 1578 killed an estimated additional 2 to 2.5 million people or about 50% of the remainder.
Water pollution of the Houston Ship Channel became notorious in 1972 Work on the Texas Commerce Tower now the JPMorgan Chase Tower began in 1979 Diplomacy Main article: Battle of Gonzales. Joe R Lansdale award-winning author and martial arts expert born in Gladewater Gregg County. 6 Carol Alvarado Democratic 2013 Houston Ship Channel eastern portions of Houston Jacinto City Galena Park northern Pasadena western portion of Baytown, Sister cities 9.1 Police services Racial composition 2010 2000 1990 1970 At least five million Chinese civilians from northern China and Manchukuo were enslaved between 1935 and 1941 by the East Asia Development Board or Koain for work in mines and war industries After 1942 the number reached 10 million in Java between 4 and 10 million romusha (Japanese: "manual labourers") were forced to work by the Japanese military About 270,000 of these Javanese labourers were sent to other Japanese-held areas in South East Asia and only 52,000 were repatriated to Java.