Monday, April 12, 2010

April 12 in San Antonio history...

1793
Mission San Antonio de Valero ("The Alamo") secularized by decree.

1915
The Battle of Flowers Association prepared floats to carry duchesses in the annual parade.

1925
Nurses evacuated 600 patients from Ft. Sam Houston's Red Cross Hospital as an Easter morning fire swept through the building.

1957
Maybelle Hampton, slim blond typist and mother of two, will represent Lackland Air Force Base as Fiesta Queen.

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