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Identify your top moment in Dallas History by October 1, 2010.
 
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Please vote for which moment you believe is the "Top Moment in Dallas History" from the list compiled by local history experts and dignitaries.
 
My Pick Possible Answers % Picked
--- Texas Instruments' transistors begin to establish company as worldwide electronics powerhouse, 1954 5%
--- Opening of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, 1974 15%
--- Founding of SMU, 1911 1%
--- Formation of Dallas Citizens Council, 1937 0%
--- Assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 1963 59%
--- Texas Centennial Exposition, 1936 1%
--- Founding of The Dallas Morning News, 1885 1%
--- Selection of Dallas as site for 11th District of Federal Reserve Bank, 1914 0%
--- Citizens approve Council/Manager form of municipal government, 1930 0%
--- Drought inspires far-reaching plans for adequate municipal water supply, 1950s 0%
--- Construction begins on Central Expressway, first part of modern freeways, 1947 0%
--- Dallas Public Library opens, following campaign by Dallas Federation of Women's Clubs, 1901 0%
--- Arrival of railroads and telegraphs, 1872-73 7%
--- Completion of the Arts District, 2009 0%
--- George Kessler develops first city plan that shapes Dallas for many years, 1911 0%
--- Desegregation of public schools and public facilities begins, 1961 0%
--- Construction of Love Field, 1917 2%
--- Selection of Dallas as County Seat, 1850 1%
--- Organization of State Fair of Texas, 1886-87 3%
--- Opening of North American Aviation plant -- aviation industry comes to Dallas, 1941 0%
--- 14-1 City Council system is instituted, 1991 0%
--- Annexation of Oak Cliff, is the first of many 20th-century annexations to grow Dallas, 1903 0%
--- Formation of Dallas Cowboys professional football team, 1960 0%
--- Voters approve creation of DART as regional transportation system, 1983 0%
--- Opening of Southwestern Medical School, 1943 1%
 
 
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