Sunday, May 29, 2011

May 29 in San Antonio history...

1898
The Rough Riders are going.  The entire regiment is expected to be out of camp and on the way to Cuba before nightfall.  They will leave even though they have not received all their equipment.

1919
The Texas Pioneers are organized.

1948
Robert B. Green Hospital will open a 17-bed pediatric ward without additional personnel June 1, it was released today.  Officials said no new doctors or nurses would be hired to staff the ward, which will be opened to care for infant diarrhea victims.

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