Friday, November 5, 2010

November 5 in San Antonio history...

1899
The football game at the International Fair was a great contest. The Varsities scored all points. In the last half, the Agriculturalists refused to accept a referee's decision and walked off the field, followed by the cadets and friends of the college.


1909
The Stoddard-Dayton car (right) No. 1 won first place in the Light and Gazette reliability run to Dallas and back. Speedwell No. 5 was second and Hudson 20 was third.

1939
One of San Antonio's noted G-men, Joe Lackey, who was wounded in the Kansas City Union Station massacre, has resigned to enter the manufacturing business in Pennsylvania.

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