Monday, December 6, 2010

December 6 in San Antonio history...

1894
A child was stricken at San Antonio's Globe Hotel after mistakenly drinking beer with sherry wine.

1914
Issuance of public improvement bonds was credited with saving San Antonio from the grip of a nation-wide depression caused by the war.

1954
Three pairs of gooney birds, the first known to exist off their native island of Midway, set up housekeeping Monday at the San Antonio Zoo.

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