Thursday, February 3, 2011

February 3 in San Antonio history...

1901
A man with a hand organ and a monkey has struck town and is raking in a lot of nickels.

1931
Possibility of the proposed new post office for San Antonio being built on the present site was voiced by Postmaster P. G. Lucas and Dr. F. L. Thompson, Republican leader.

1959
San Antonio teenagers and rock 'n' roll fans mourned the loss of Texas's own Buddy Holly and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, along with Ritchie Valens, in an Iowa plane crash.

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