Tuesday, April 6, 2010

April 6 in San Antonio history...

1905
President Theodore Roosevelt was greeted by top city and military officials when his special train arrived for the Rough Riders' reunion.

1926
Complete Sunday observance in San Antonio of the state blue laws may be sought. The local ministerial alliance has gone on record as opposing any change in the dry laws and for closing all businesses on the Sabbath.

1954
The intended parachute jump of Tim Row, who was to land inside Mission Stadium at the opening Texas League game between the Missions and Dallas, has been cancelled.

1968
The Hemisfair, San Antonio's World Fair for 1968, opened to the world.

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