Wednesday, May 5, 2010

May 5 in San Antonio history...

1731
Mission Concepcion is established.

1884
The Maverick Bank building, at the corner of Alamo Plaza and Houston Street, is begun.

1912
Little is left now of the collection of rock and adobe hovels which formerly encumbered the block bounded by Soledad, Veramendi, Houston and Main. They have been torn down to make room for the new Wolff & Marx.

2001
Ed Garza wins the mayoral election over Tim Bannwolf.

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