Sunday, May 2, 2010

May 2 in San Antonio history...

1874
The San Antonio Street Railway Company chartered, and inaugurated.

1928
Air passenger service between Ft. Worth, Dallas and San Antonio and other South Texas cities will be inaugurated May 15, giving Texas its first network of aerial travel. The planes will cut the time of trains to one-third.

1938
Linking of San Antonio and Amarillo by airmail was being discussed today at a conference of chamber of commerce officials in Big Spring. A survey is being made to indicate the volume of mail the line would handle.


1958
Alamo Heights police were holding three ex-convicts Friday who were flushed as they rolled a 500-pound safe along a Broadway sidewalk. Heights Police Sgt. Eddie Brendler arrested the three at 1 a.m. after boxing them up on a dead end street.

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