Thursday, June 2, 2011

June 2 in San Antonio history...

1918
The Sunset Pictures Corp. moving picture company recently organized here with capital of $50,000, has leased the Harlandale Hotel and bathhouse property and early next week will start erection of a $2,000 outdoor studio.

1948
The Fiesta San Jacinto Association today issued a financial statement showing that it spent $29,314 on the fifty-third Fiesta.  The association income totaled $30,557.  Principal revenue was 691 pledges from merchants and professional men.

1971
J.B. Smith and Beverly Bush enjoyed the first two mixed drinks legally served in the Tower of the Americas.

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