Saturday, April 17, 2010

April 17 in San Antonio history....

1904
An exhibit depicting subjects taught in San Antonio schools was shipped to the World's Fair Commission in St. Louis.

1914
Ruby May Woods' "The San Antonio Swing" was announced as the official song of the Fiesta San Jacinto celebration.

1968
The restaurant in the Tower of the Americas opens to the public serving themed dishes, such as: "Our Original Tower Salad", "Fruit Plate Rio Grande" and "Coupe of the Americas."

1977
Mayor Lila Cockrell wins second term in office.

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