Saturday, June 11, 2011

June 11 in San Antonio history...

1918
The City Council is considering purchase of several lots for the creation of Romana Plaza at the junction of Soledad, Romana, Camden, Main and San Pedro. The triangular plaza would also include property of the Main Avenue fire station.

1928
Endorsement of Father's Day and an appeal for its proper observance was contained in a proclaimation issued today by Mayor C.M. Chambers.  The day will be celebrated extensively in San Antonio.  There will be many parties.

1958
Five San Antonio taxicab companies were operating Wednesday with a 10 cent increate in minimum fares.  The minimum fares went from 35 cents to 45 cents at midnight Monday.

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