Sunday, October 3, 2010

October 3 in San Antonio history...

1918
Police Chief Lancaster said the Barnum and Bailey Circus has been notified that it would not be permitted to show here Saturday. Reason is there is fear it will aggravate the spread of influenza throughout the city.

1928
Mayor C.M. Chambers has upheald the right of San Antonio newsboys to shout their wares on the street. The mayor's action was prompted by the fining of a newsie in Corporation Court.

1942
HEB opens its first grocery store in San Antonio at 1802 N. Main St.

1958
Personnel from a complete garbage route - two drivers and three loaders - were fired Friday after a drinking spree in which both garbage trucks were parked in front of beer taverns.

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