Saturday, August 7, 2010

August 7 in San Antonio history...

1898
No end of happy comment is heard about the new artesian well at the county courthouse. The poor classes who formerly drank San Pedro Creek water, now obtain fresh drinking water and every day barrels of it are taken away.


1954
Johnny Cash marries Vivian Liberto at St. Anne's Catholic Church in San Antonio.

1958
Charles Laury, 26, night attendant at the Gulf station at 2803 E. Houston , told police he took a short nap early Thursday and when he woke the unattended cash register had been tapped for $90.

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