Tuesday, October 26, 2010

October 26 in San Antonio history...

1889
Work on the federal building is creeping along.

1899
One passenger conductor who brought in a trainload of visitors to the San Antonio international fair yesterday stated that one coach load was composed entirely of crooks of all sorts.

1949
Over protests of one commissioner who wanted the new coliseum to be named for a dead war hero, it was named in honor of Joe Freeman today. The official name is the Joe Freeman Bexar County Coliseum.

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