Saturday, September 25, 2010

September 25 in San Antonio history...

1896
Football enthusiasts have begun forming teams to contest for the local gridiron championship.

1916
"The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" starring Emma Bunting, is being shown at the Grand Opera House all this week. Matinee prices, 10 and 25 cents.

1922
Radio station WOAI transmits its first radio broadcast. It is the third radio station in San Antonio.

1946
Another San Antonio landmark is giving way to commerce. The ancient oaks surrounding the Rigsby mansion in the 3500 block of Broadway are being reduced to piles of firewood.

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