Monday, August 30, 2010

August 30 in San Antonio history...

1856
The San Antonio Herald, a weekly newspaper, published by J. M. West . & J. P. Newcomb ceased publication.

1928
Efforts to sell both the fire and police station building on S. St. Mary's and the new detective and public health building on Main Plaza were started today by the city commissioners. If the two buildings are sold, one of the most modern police and detective buildings in the south will be built.

1948
Creation of a metropolitan health district which will finance the operation of the Robert B. Green and other county hospitals was underway today. The plan was given impetus when Alamo Heights voted a 15-cent tax levy as its contribution.

1968
The San Diego Chargers and the Denver Broncos played a preseason exhibition game in Alamo Stadium. The Chargers won, 6-3.

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