Tuesday, July 27, 2010

July 27 in San Antonio history...

1927
Despite Department of Commerce rulings that Stinson Field is too small for a Class A municipal airport, Phil Wright, acting mayor, said he was going ahead with plans to clear the land there.

1955
A 73-cent tax for the county hospital district was proposed by the newly created board of managers.

1956
Chief Deputy County Treasurer Neil Moor and Treasurer Cecil Lipscomb allegedly engaged in a knife fight at a political rally as the Democratic Primary approached and tempers reaches the breaking point.

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