Tuesday, November 16, 2010

November 16 in San Antonio history...

1913
Three men were injured by an explosion which wrecked the engine of a Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio passenger train at Kirby, eight miles east of San Antonio.

1923
Don Felice, conductor of the Palace Theater orchestra, and Bertha Berliner, San Antonio singer, were married in Boerne.

1946
Rep. Paul Kilday announced in Washington he would protest the abandonment of the arsenal, located in the heart of San Antonio since 1859. The War Department said closure was necessary due to lack of funds.

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