Saturday, May 14, 2011

May 14 in San Antonio history...

1905
The city let a contract for the paving of West Commerce with brick.

1910
Have you that lamp on your wagon yet?  There are only a few days left until Chief of Police Piper instructs his men to arrest drivers of all vehicles not displaying the night-time signal.

1940
The suggestion that San Antonio change the names of its streets back to the old Spanish appellations was made here by Col. Alberto Salinas Carranza, head of aviation in the Mexican army, who visited Mayor Maury Maverick in City Hall.

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