Monday, May 2, 2011

May 2 in San Antonio history...

1912
There is a possibility that the famous Scholz garden may be reestablished on a part of the property now occupied by the Wolff & Marx Co. when that firm's lease expires.

1940
When Homer Brooks, state secretary for the Communist Party, attempted to speak at a party rally in Haymarket Plaza, he was drowned out by the crowd singing The Eyes of Texas.

1944
Continental Airlines inaugurated the first commercial flight between San Antonio and El Paso.

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