Tuesday, August 24, 2010

August 24 in San Antonio history...

1858
Vance & Bros. give one lot of land, for the erection of an Episcopal place of worship, to St. Mark’s congregation. Mr. S. A. Maverick also donates four city lots for church purposes.

1930
The Aurora apartment hotel opens.

1936
Chief of Police Owen Kilday declared today that double parking on downtown streets will be eliminated after installation of the parking meters.

1956
The FBI announced today that a 52-year-old man had surrendered and confessed to robbing the Bexar County National Bank of $2,000 Aug. 8.

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