Thursday, September 16, 2010

September 16 in San Antonio history...

1889
The cornerstone is laid for City Hall in Military Plaza (Plaza de Armas.)

1917
The people of San Antonio have been asked to assist Southern Department headquarters to find a new name for Camp Funston, since a camp in Kansas already has that name. [The name would be changed to Camp Stanley on September 18, 1917. - Ed.]

1946
The city council was meeting today to consider demands from striking garbage pick-up men and drivers for a dollar-a-day increase.

2005
San Antonio's newest shopping center, The Shops at La Cantera, at 1604 and La Cantera Drive, opens today.

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