Friday, September 24, 2010

September 24 in San Antonio history...

1905
A burst water main precipitated a considerable volume of water into the street at Avenue E at Fourth Street.

1916
A school is to be held to teach police officers a uniform method of giving traffic signals. Vague "freak" signals will be abolished.

1976
San Antonians were debating who won the first of the "Great Debates" between Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, the first confrontation between presidential candidates since the Nixon-Kennedy clashes in 1960.

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