Tuesday, August 17, 2010

August 17 in San Antonio history...

1885
It was hoped the action of the city council in deciding to open up Grayson would be the beginning of a new era in street work.

1906
For the first time since 1892, the fountain on the east side of the courthouse is being cleaned.

1957
A motorcycle patrolman was struck and critically injured by a hit-and-run accident early this morning. Police followed a trail of water from a leaky radiator from the accident scene at 1600 W. Laredo to a nearby abandoned automobile. They later arrested the owner of the car.

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