Sunday, September 12, 2010

September 12 in San Antonio history...

1884
The Lone Star Brewery is opened for business.

1951
San Antonians were reveling today in the Alamo City's first measurable general rainfall since July 11.

1960
Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy makes a campaign stop in San Antonio. Kennedy told the crowd gathered in front of the Alamo, "In 1960, the cause of all mankind is the cause of all Americans."

1961
The Port Aransas waterfront was almost destroyed by Hurricane Carla's winds and tides, Constable T. R. Smith said Tuesday by radio.

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