Friday, May 20, 2011

May 20 in San Antonio history...

1898
Austin is the most elaborately decorated thoroughfare, outside of the business streets, in teh city.  The national colors can be seen on almost every building on the street, from Sunset Depot to Hays.

1973
Mike Vavala's name is chosen from over 5,000 entries for suggesting the name of San Antonio's new ABA basketball team: The Spurs. He wins season tickets and a trip to the ABA playoffs.

1995
The San Antonio Central Library at 600 Soledad holds its grand opening.

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