Sunday, August 15, 2010

August 15 in San Antonio history...

1896
The Light is in favor of making Labor Day next month a general holiday.

1905
An ordinance was adopted by the city council wherein the city disclaimed any right, title or interest in the Alamo property. The mayor was authorized to execute a quit claim deed to Miss Clara Driscoll.

1945
Burglars ransacked houses and apartments left vacant by V-J celebrants. A total of $425 in cash and numerous articles were reported missing.

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