Monday, August 9, 2010

August 9 in San Antonio history...

1898
The pictures of some of San Antonio's prominent citizens will be shown in Riverside Park in the Edison picture machine, as well as others, among which is the Battleship Texas.

1928
Schools in Alamo Heights will not open before Oct. 1, a month later than usual, because the new building under construction cannot be completed in time. Cost of the construction now under way is more than $300,000.

1948
The San Antonio Public Service Company today announced plans for complete modernization of the city street lights. To be completed in six years, the program calls for illumination of an intense degree in the downtown area.

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