Saturday, December 11, 2010

December 11 in San Antonio history...

1900
The West Texas Military Academy [now TMI] played the Peacock eleven on the Government Hill ground, the former winning by a score of 5 to 0.

1920
An old fashioned country fair was staged at Beethoven Hall for the benefit of the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra.

1940
San Antonio faced an influenza epidemic. A "strong 10 percent" of children were reported to be absent from school.

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