Saturday, June 5, 2010

June 5 in San Antonio history...

Insterstate Amusement Company has purchased property on Houston between St. Mary's and Navarro and intends to build the largest theater in the South. (This would be the Majestic Theater.)

Joske's installs the first escalators in San Antonio and begins their "Joske Days" sale two days late in order to showcase them.

A dead man, Tomas B. Perez, won a race for committeeman in Precinct 175. Perez was killed in an auto accident two days ago. His place will be filled by his opponent, Frank Pozos.

The University of Texas at San Antonio was established on this date.

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