Sunday, May 15, 2011

May 15 in San Antonio history...

1910
Everyone is inquiring about the [Halley's] comet - when the earth will pass through the comet's tail.  The comet's appearance will be made between 8:30 and 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 18.

1930
By 1940, the San Antonian may be able to enjoy radio moving pictures in his home, giant dirigibles crossing the seas with the regularity of ocean liners and another world war may have devastated the nations, a national expert reported today.

1977
The North Side is getting the largest luxury hotel built in San Antonio since HemisFair.  Groundbreaking ceremonies are scheduled tomorrow for the five-story, 306-room La Mansion del Norte at Loop 410 and McCullough.

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