Thursday, December 2, 2010

December 2 in San Antonio history...

1914
San Antonio Policeman A. P. Martin arrested a motorist for exceeding the 8 mile-an-hour speed limit for autos in Alamo Plaza.

1934
Conflict in state laws caused San Antonio to have two sheriffs, Albert West, Jr. and Albert Hausser, until Jan. 1.

1974
The Victoria Lounge at 136 W. Durango was destroyed at about 8 a.m. when one of three Southern Pacific boxcars rolled down a grade and crashed into the building. No one was in the lounge at the time of the accident.

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