Thursday, August 12, 2010

August 12 in San Antonio history...

1905
A large wooden chest was installed in the sheriff's office for the purpose of keeping evidence in criminal cases.

1915
Police cars were equipped with sirens similar to those used by the fire department. They were to be used only while the cars were responding to emergency calls.

1932
The San Antonio Post Office band has accepted an invitation to entertain and be entertained at the Kendall County Fair, Postmaster P. G. Lucas has announced. John L. Meyer, director of the band, will be in charge.

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