Friday, July 16, 2010

July 16 in San Antonio history...


1914
Prof. Shigetaka Shiga, eminent Japanese author who composed a poem honoring Alamo dead, announced a September visit to San Antonio to erect a stone monument inscribed with his poem. (right)

1924
By mistake, Federal dry officers fired on the auto of a San Antonio doctor because it fit the description of one owned by an alleged bootlegger.

1934
Thirty San Antonio pecan shellers were working under police protection after a group of 50 labor agitators had tried unsuccessfully to make them strike.


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