Friday, June 11, 2010

June 11 in San Antonio history...

1922
Brooks Field, as a lighter-than-air station, will be abandoned within the next few weeks.

1925
Texas University announced that a new college would opened in the fall in San Antonio.

1936
President Franklin D. Roosevelt accompanied by Mrs. Roosevelt and Governor James V. Allred, stopped in San Antonio long enough to be given a rousing welcome by approximately 75,000 people who line the downtown streets. In an address at the Alamo, President Roosevelt eulogized the “Shrine of Texas Liberty.”

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