The Lone Star State has seen many changes and notable events over the years.

Texas history has seen all kinds of defining moments, like when the leg of I-45 that connects Houston and Galveston was completed, or when a Metro monorail was inaugurated in Houston and dismantled seven months later.

FROM OUR ARCHIVES: See the Northline Mall area as it looked in the 1960s

There has also been no shortage of tragic events, deaths, and storms that have brought Texans together.

Through it all, the state has grown and developed into what we now call home.

Take a look through the gallery above to see photos and events in Texas, the year you were born.