Tuesday, June 21, 2011

June 21 in San Antonio history...

1919
San Antonio is being considered as a station on route of proposed airline passenger travel between the Atlantic and the Pacific.  Inquiries have been made regarding a suitable landing field near the city.

1979
The clutch on "Big Daddy" Don Garlitts' dragster explodes during a run at Alamo Dragway, injuring several spectators with shrapnel.

2006
The Police Department replaces their traditional royal and French blue uniforms (above) with dark navy blue (below).
(Photo courtesy of Imagebank)


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