Wednesday, January 19, 2011

January 19 in San Antonio history...

1900
Special Officer Will Haines lost his badge chasing some hoboes out of the river bottom and through a turnip patch last night.

1920
Chamber of Commerce Secretary John B. Carrington has urged greater cooperation by citizens for the current census.  It will require a population of 215,000 to make Bexar County a congressional district.  He pointed out that this cannot be achieved unless the blank forms left by enumerators when families are away are filled out  and returned.

1960
The move to decentralize preflight training for Air Force student pilots and navigators at Lackland Air Force Base to other stations of the Air Training Command was announced today by Rep. Bob Poage, Waco.

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