Sunday, May 30, 2010

May 30 in San Antonio history...

1912
The old Dullnig water tower, a landmark since 1884, is being torn down. The structure towers 130 feet above the river bank just behind the Chandler building on Losoya St.

1924
Flowers were dropped from planes over Brooks Field in memory of Sidney J. Brooks Jr., former reporter for The Light, for whom the air field was named. Brooks was killed in a Kelly Field crash during World War I.

1956
A San Antonio couple was arrested for not allowing their children to attend school. It was the first such case in two years.

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