Wednesday, February 16, 2011

February 16 in San Antonio history...

1897
The artistic and elegant lamps for the Mutual Electric Company have arrived and they have thus far been put up.  They are a substantial improvement over the old style of arc burners.

1958
Police were questioning members of two gangs regarding a disturbance at a high school dance.  Five boys were interrogated by Juvenile Sgt. Leonard Salas, including members of the Dot and Circle gangs.

1968
A 41-man contingent of San Antonio policemen have filed applications for jobs on the undermanned Houston police force.  The San Antonians, who went to the Southeast Texas metropolis in two chartered buses, took their inital steps toward joining the Houston police force.

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