Friday, April 30, 2010

April 30 in San Antonio History...

1927
After being closed for 2 years, Woodlawn Lake, the only body of water supplied with "hand-picked" fish, will be open for fishing Sunday. Undesirable fish have been weeded out, leaving a "choice" of 50,000.

1934
The operator of a gun and saddle shop on S. Flores admitted he had sold machine guns and other weapons to George "Baby Face" Nelson and John Dillinger, America's public enemies No. 1 and No. 2.

1977
Archbishop Francis J. Furey was awarded the Texas AFL-CIO St. Joseph the Worker Award for 1977 for his "lifetime commitment to the working people in general and the poor and underprivileged in particular."

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