Friday, July 2, 2010

July 2 in San Antonio history...

1838
A note in the minutes of the City Records this day reads as follows: “In consequence of the Council and Citizens generally being engaged in making preparations to repel the aggressions of the Indians there was no meeting of the Corporation this day. Signed, W. P. Delmour Secretary, July 2."

1904
More than 1 million pounds of onions from Cotulla had been processed in a week's time at the San Antonio Produce Market.

1944
War bond pushers announced Gene Autry and Red Skelton as special guests at a $1,000-bond-a-plate dinner at the St. Anthony Hotel.

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