Whilst the initial incarnation of a bicycle was thought to have been invented in the early part of the 19th Century, the first documented cycling race wasn't held until 1868. On this day in 1903, the French announced a new bicycle race, the "Tour de France".
"The Adolphus By Moonlight." When the Adolphus Hotel opened in 1912, it was the tallest building in Dallas (i.e. the building nearest to the moon). It's no longer the tallest building in Dallas, but It's still looking pretty good. More at FlashbackDallas.com (link in profile).