Thursday, May 12, 2011

May 12 in San Antonio history...

1913
Members of the San Antonio Automobile Club called for good roads and a bond issue to build them at a meeting in the Gunter Hotel.

1953
Possibility of a tornado in the San Antonio area was forecast by the U.S. Weather Bureau.  Hail and winds reaching up to 50 or 60 miles per hour also were listed as possibilities.

1957
The $100,000, 3.2 mile "Brackenridge Eagle" railroad track began carrying its first passengers.

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