Jardine House built.
Sam Houston first arrives in Texas.
Huntsville founded by Pleasant and Ephraim Gray (1835-36).
The Texas Declaration of Independence is signed and the Republic of Texas begins.
Battle of the Alamo.
Sam Houston defeats Santa Anna at the Battle of San Jacinto.
Sam Houston begins serving his first term as President of the Republic of Texas (term lasted until December 10, 1838).
Huntsville organizes first post office.