Thursday, July 1, 2010

July 1 in San Antonio history...

1853
The San Antonio Zeitung, the first German language newspaper, is published here, with Dr. Adolf Douai as editor.

1948

The Tucker Torpedo makes its San Antonio debut at Lions Field near Brackenridge Park. 40,000 people come to view the car.

1967
Boerne holds first Berges Fest celebration. Patsy Traylor is named first Berges Fest queen.

1977
Star Wars debuts in San Antonio at the Wonder Theater (ABC Interstate) and the Century South 6 (Santikos).

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