Sunday, June 5, 2011

June 5 in San Antonio history...

1858
A.A. Lockwood, President of the San Antonio Fire Company receives a new fire engine. 

1942
Joske's installs the first escalators in San Antonio and begins their "Joske Days" sale two days late in order to showcase them.

1973
The University of Texas Graduate School opens at 4203 Woodcock in the Koger Executive Center.  Dr. Kenneth Ashmore, executive vice president of UTSA, said, "We're approaching the first major objective of the institution and that is to open here.  The second objective is to open the main campus in September 1975."

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