Thursday, April 14, 2011

April 14 in San Antonio history...

1896
It was revealed that a large amount of opposition to the new location of the ball park came from delivery drivers who used to stop and watch the games at the old park.  The new park is too far for them.

1910
Glenn H. Curtiss, champion aviator of the world, and his corps of assistants, arrived this morning and registered at the St. Anthony Hotel.

1970
A special emergency City Council session at 5 p.m. Tuesday may go into executive session to discuss City Manager Henckel's "attempts to prevent a Fiesta Week carnival from being held in the downtown area."

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