Quints Born in Texas
October 20, 2009 | 1:00 pm
Oct. 20, 1959: Former Secretary of State and Defense Gen. George C. Marshall is buried at Arlington. Former President Truman says: "I sincerely hope that when it comes my time to cross the great river, Gen. Marshall will place me on his staff so that I may try to do for him what he did for me."
|Oct. 20, 1959: Caryl Chessman invites two women to witness his execution. They would be the first women to witness an execution in the state’s gas chamber. |