Sunday, May 1, 2011

May 1 in San Antonio history...

1901
A bust of Dr. F. Herff Sr. is unveiled in the Carnegie Library.  [It is now in the Texana/Genealogy Department of the downtown Central Library.]

1950
The City Public Service Board approved plans for Municipal Auditorium air conditioning drawn for the city by Engineer Martin E. Staley.

1956
The Plaza Hotel in this city has been acquired by the Hilton Hotels Corp., it was announced today.

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