April 22, 1982: Geoff Hangartner, former A&M offensive lineman, was born in Houston. Hangartner was a fifth-round selection of the Carolina Panthers in 2005. During his nine-year NFL career, Hangartner spent seven seasons with the Panthers and two with the Buffalo Bills.

April 21, 1944: The first Aggie Muster ceremony was held on campus. The tradition has become a global event, with Aggies across the country and in far-reaching nations coming together to honor fallen Aggies. The largest annual Aggie Muster gathering is at Reed Arena.

April 18, 1944: 2nd Lt. Lloyd Hughes' wife, Hazel, received his Medal of Honor in a ceremony at Kelly Field in San Antonio. Hughes became the first Aggie to receive a Medal of Honor for actions during World War II. He was killed in action on Aug. 1, 1943. On March 30, 2009, his family loaned…

April 17, 1967: Happy birthday to Aaron Wallace, former A&M linebacker. Wallace and fellow linebacker John Roper were known as "The Blitz Brothers." Wallace finished his A&M career with 42 sacks, which is the A&M record. He went on to play in the NFL for the Raiders in Los Angele…

April 14, 1985: Margaret Rudder presented Gen. James Earl Rudder's military medals and decorations for display at Rudder Tower. “I'm so happy that these medals are going to be right here in the middle of this campus that he loved so well,” Margaret Rudder told The Eagle.

April 13, 1923: This was the last recorded trip of the Interurban Railway, a trolley that transported people between Bryan and the university. The trolley was launched in 1910 and was gas-powered. The system was converted to electricity in 1915. As automobiles became more prevalent, the trol…

March 31, 1915: The Texas Forest Service was signed into law by Gov. James E. Ferguson. It was placed under the direction of the A&M Board of Directors. The agency is mandated to “assume direction of all forest interests and all matters pertaining to forestry within the jurisdiction of t…

March 29, 1989: Reveille IV died. She was 14. She served as the Aggies' mascot from 1975 to 1984. According to the Houston Chronicle, about 10,000 people attended the military-style funeral service at Kyle Field during Parents' Weekend. She was buried on the north side of Kyle Field, joining…

March 20, 2016: Texas A&M was down 12 points with 44 seconds left, but outscored Northern Iowa 14-2 to tie the game, and went on to win in double overtime of the second round game in the NCAA Tournament. As Eagle sportswriter Richard Croome wrote: "I can safely say it’s the darnedest thi…

March 6, 2010: Texas A&M's Tanisha Smith, Danielle Adams and Tyra White scored a combined 44 points in a 78-54 win at Kansas. The trio all went to high school in the Kansas City metro area. The women's basketball team also managed to force 30 turnovers in the game, including 20 in the fi…

Feb. 22, 1949: The movie Bad Boy, starring Audie Murphy, the most decorated veteran of WWII and a Medal of Honor recipient, opens in theaters. Murphy's character, Danny Lester, was a juvenile delinquent sentenced to the Variety Club Ranch instead of jail. After redeeming himself, he goes on …

Feb. 19, 1989: Danielle Adams, basketball player for A&M from 2009 to 2011, was born. The All-American holds numerous school records. She scored the most points in a game (40) and in a season (847) in 2010-2011. Adams also holds the highest scoring average for a season and career in prog…

Feb. 18, 1991: Mike Hickey set the A&M record for most hits in a game with six against Westmont. In the same game, Hickey also set the record for RBIs with 10, of the team's 27 for the game (also a record). The Aggies won 31-2.