Thursday, March 3, 2011

March 3 in San Antonio history...

1883
Fitzhugh Lee, nephew of Robert E. Lee, lectures at the Casino on the Battle of Chancellorsville.

1930
City Engineer A. Marbach has been detailed to work out sketches showing the scale and size of the open air theater to be built in the Star Sunken Garden.

1950
Octavius the octopus has the distinction of being the first one of his kind to be exhibited at the Richard Friedrich Aquarium at the zoo.

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