Friday, October 29, 2010

October 29 in San Antonio history...

1905
The Grand Opera House featured the operatic spectacle, "When Johnny Comes Marching Home."

1909
Five of the 10 cars in the endurance run to Dallas have completed the half without penalty. They are the Chalmers, White steamer, Speedwell, Bluebird and Stoddard runabout.

1949
All lights in Bexar County were out for the first time in history last night due to a public service power failure. The blackout extended beyond the county limits as far as Comfort, Boerne, Kerrville, New Braunfels, and Floresville.


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