Tuesday, April 26, 2011

April 26 in San Antonio history...

1919
Plans for the new $50,000 church building at Huisache and Grant in Beacon Hill are almost complete. (Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church)

1939
Contract for construction of an airplane factory at Gillette Boulevard and Palo Alto Avenue has been let and construction will start May 1, according to John B. Miller, general manager for the National Aircraft Corp.

1956
Segregation was ended on San Antonio buses in line with a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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