Friday, April 23, 2010

April 23 in San Antonio history...

1883
The Alamo church building is bought by the State under an Act of April 23, for $20,000, from the Catholic church authorities.

1917
Dorian Leigh, arguably the world's first supermodel, was born Dorian Elizabeth Leigh Parker in San Antonio.
1928
Passengers will be carried from San Antonio to Dallas on air mail planes in case of emergency, it was announced today by officials of Texas Air Transport, the company conducting the air mail route.
[Texas Air Transport would later become American Airlines.]

No comments:

Post a Comment