In the county the population was distributed as 29.00% under the age of 18 10.3% from 18 to 24 33.4% from 25 to 44 19.8% from 45 to 64 and 7.4% who were 65 years of age or older the median age was 31 years for every 100 females there were 99.2 males for every 100 females age 18 and over there were 97.0 males. (33.8) 92.7 Awards and recognitions, The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo came in 1932 in 1934 Houston Junior College became a four-year institution and changed its name to the University of Houston a flood in 1935 suddenly turned conditions for the worst and Houstonians were forced to clean up the mess Air service by Braniff Airways and Eastern Air Lines came in 1935 and 1936 By the end of the decade Houston was encountering growth pains as the city had inadequate air service and that it was no longer a frontier town Houston became the largest city in Texas in terms of population in 1939 Many immigrants and African-Americans from Louisiana and other parts of Texas moved to the city to find education or work the city obtained a very multicultural atmosphere with large African-American and immigrant communities scattered about However African-Americans faced bad housing and poor jobs during this time period Nevertheless African-American society developed so much that the city was and still is the African-American capital of Texas the University of Houston moved to its present-day location donated by the Cullen family off of what would later be the first freeway in Houston U.S Highway 75 (now called Interstate 45) or Gulf Freeway, Locations in Houston are generally classified as either being inside or outside Interstate 610 known as the "610 Loop" or simply "The Loop" Inside the loop generally encompasses the central business district and has come to define an urban lifestyle and state of mind Elizabeth Long the author of the 2003 book Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life wrote that most of the upper middle classes in the 610 Loop live in the southwestern part of the inner city in the areas near Hermann Park the Houston Museum District Rice University and the Texas Medical Center while some portions of northern Houston and Eastern Houston have been gentrified and also have upper middle classes. . . 1.4 Weather On April 9 2018 the Astrodome was used as a museum for the event known as "Domecoming", The Harris County Department of Education a county division overseeing education by local school districts with a 2011 budget around $100 million is headquartered in the Ronald W Reagan Building in the Northside district in Houston it has an Adult Education Center in the Northside and an office in the North Post Oak Building in Spring Branch. . .
. On Friday November 22 1963 in Dallas Texas at 12:30 pm Central Standard Time (18:30 UTC) Lee Harvey Oswald an alienated loner assassinated President John F Kennedy the Texas Governor John B Connally was also shot but survived the episode caused a national outrage focused on right wing elements in Dallas that had long been hostile to Kennedy. For a half-century and more the people of Dallas still struggle with being branded as having some responsibility the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza located where the assassin is believed to have fired the shots has become a historic tourist site. . 4 Higher education In 1983 the Wells Fargo Bank Plaza was completed which became the second-tallest building in Houston and in Texas and the 11th-tallest in the country it was designed by Skidmore Owings & Merrill and Lloyd Jones Brewer and Associates and supposedly resembles an abstracted dollar sign in plan From street level the building is 71 stories tall or 972 ft (296 m) tall it also extends four more stories below street level. (20.7) 74.8 Yalta Conference held in February 1945 with Winston Churchill Franklin D Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin Race and ethnicity. . Houston Texas Business Directory, Mexican authorities blamed the loss of Texas on United States intervention. Although the United States remained officially neutral 40 percent of the men who enlisted in the Texian army from October 1 through April 21 arrived from the United States after hostilities began. More than 200 of the volunteers were members of the United States Army; none were punished when they returned to their posts. American individuals also provided supplies and money to the cause of Texian independence. For the next decade Mexican politicians frequently denounced the United States for the involvement of its citizens, 3.2 Astrodome Indoor City Park Houston often popularly referred to as the Bayou City is crossed by a number of slow-moving swampy rivers which are essential to draining the region's broad floodplains the city was founded at the convergence of Buffalo Bayou and White Oak Bayou a point today known as Allen's Landing!