Thursday, May 5, 2011

May 5 in San Antonio history...

1910
The students at St. Mary's College will picnic Friday at Landa's Park and will leave over the Katy on a special train in the morning for New Braunfels.

1970
In a ceremony reflecting ecumenism and a confluence of cultures, Patrick F. Flores was consecrated the auxilliary bishop of the San Antonio Archdiocese late Tuesday morning.  Consecration ceremonies were held at the Convention Center Arena, marking the first time a Catholic event of this magnitude has ever been held in the United States outside a church building.

2001
Councilman Ed Garza wins the mayoral election over Tim Bannwolf.

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