Wednesday, October 13, 2010

October 13 in San Antonio history...

1909
John W. Tobin, who has been named grand marshal for the visit of President Taft to this city, will be about the busiest man in San Antonio for the next four or five days. He has established headquarters at the Chamber of Commerce.

1939
V. L. Mallory, WOAI radio engineer, today had demonstrated successfully to Army Air Corps officers and others, his automatic airport lighting system by which lights are turned on without a ground attendant.

1959
The Northside School District Board authorized the architectural firm of Marmon and Mok to preceed with plans to add 10 more classrooms to the yet uncompleted Lackland Elementary School and to draw up plans for a new junior high school.

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