Tuesday, December 21, 2010

December 21 in San Antonio history...

1941
San Antonio made itself a Christmas present, a Community Chest fund of $347,845, given by 31,845 contributors, to build strong bodies and strong patriotic minds in 1942.

1951
A San Antonio bookie won back his home telephone after regaling the judge with tales of bookmaking trips to New Orleans. A temporary injunction was issue restrain the district attorney from issuing any orders curtailing the phone service of F. H. E. Ramsey.

1961
Bids will be opened about mid-January for the construction of junior-senior high schools at Randolph Air Force Base and Fort Sam Houston, the Housing and Home Finance Agency said.

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