August 27, 1908—Lyndon Johnson, whose political influence was hugely important to Austin’s development, was born in nearby Stonewall, Texas.
August 27, 1990—Popular Austin musician Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed in a plane crash.
August 27, 1982—My first ever visit to Austin. I toured the Governor’s Mansion, ate birthday cake at the LBJ Library, and had dinner at the Driskill Hotel.
i’m a little late on this reblog, but still, interesting stuff