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This day is to recognize the Lone Star State and the history of its people who gained independence.
What keeps it alive is the fierce and struggling fight that gained Texas its independence. National Texas Day was formed on February 1, 1861, through a committee of 59 delegates, each representative of one settlement in Texas.
The committee leaders included George Childress, Edward Conrad, Bailey Hardeman, Colin Mckinney, and James Gaines. This was done on March 1 by President Richard Ellis, and San Antonio was one of the first cities to witness the chartered civil settlement in 1731.
The Texas flag saw six different versions until its independence; which are French 1685 – 1690, Spanish 1690 – 1821, Mexican 1821 –1836, Republic of Texas 1836 – 1845, United States 1845 – 1861, Spanish 1519-1685, confederate states 1861-1865, United States 1865-present.