Saturday, June 25, 2011

June 25 in San Antonio history...

1893
An Alamo line street car collided with a train at the Aransas Pass crossing near Riverside Park.  The car was wrecked and one man was reported seriously injured.

1953
The annual ordinance granting the Fiesta San Antonio Association the use of city streets and plaza during Fiesta Week was passed by the City Council.

1991
After spending $3.1 million to buy the Vista Verde office building, Bexar Commissioners voted Monday to spend almost $4 million to refurbish the structure to meet the county's needs.  Commissioners also approved $9.96 million for the development of a forensic science center to replace the current medical examiner's office.

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