Wednesday, February 23, 2011

February 23 in San Antonio history...

1867
The Beethoven Maennerchor (German singing society) is organized.

1948
City Hall employees were deprived of a Washington's Birthday holiday for the first time in their recollection.  The majority of the Courthouse employees were enjoying a holiday, however.

1968
The River Walk Lodge, in the old Casino Building at 102 W. Crockett, is scheduled to open April 1 as the city's newest youth hostelry.  The six-story building will cater primarily to high school and college-age youths as a low-rent hotel.

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