Friday, March 26, 2010

March 26 in San Antonio history...

1886
Alamo Plaza has won the location of the new Grand Opera House. It is also a prominent and strong candidate for the site of the new government building.

1944
Harry S. McGlinchey, student at the San Antonio Aviation Cadet Center, was named "No. 1" solider of the area. His serial number: 11111111. His enlistment date: 11-1.

1946
The famous San Antonio River, whose waters have become increasingly muddy in recent years, will received a bath before the river revue and pageant next week. The fire department will clean the river bed from the river theater to the Plaza Hotel.

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