Thursday, July 14, 2011

July 14 in San Antonio history...

1887
The group calling themselves the Young Men's Christian Association in organizing is proposing to have a gymnasium and endeavoring to raise the means to attain that end.

1917
Another great stride forward in San Antonio's importance as a military center was made today as the government took over 5,081 acres of land next to Camp Kelly.

1957
The gas war here continues as motorists enjoy filling up their automobile tanks at 20 cents a gallon.

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