Thursday, May 6, 2010

May 6 in San Antonio history...

1884
The Grenet Alamo property is sold for $40,200 to Hugo & Schmeltzer.

1889
The Hugo & Schmeltzer property on Alamo Plaza is condemned by City Council.

1898
Col. Leonard Wood, the commander of the Rough Riders, spent the day at the post yesterday buying horses. As soon as they go into camp, Lt. Col. Roosevelt will arrive and the regiment will be ready for service.

2008
A four-alarm fire burns the main building at Our Lady of the Lake University causing $15 million in damage.

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