Wednesday, June 16, 2010

June 16 in San Antonio history...

1914
Alderman A. B. Weakly ordered all boys and men who swim in the San Antonio River to wear bathing suits with vests, not merely trunks.

1936
The name of municipal airport is changed from Winburn Field back to Stinson Field.

1942
Interviewing of 3,000 women applicants from the five states of 8th Corps Area for commissions in the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps began at Ft. Sam Houston.

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