Tuesday, July 19, 2011

July 19 in San Antonio history...

1913
Property taxpayers, by a vote of 10 to 1, endorsed the nine propositions calling for the issuance of $3,450,000 in bonds for municipal improvements and for $300,00 for additional school facilities.

1933
San Antonio and southwest Texas entered the sixth consecutive week without rain, with farmers facing heavy losses unless the drought breaks soon.

1953
Unemployment in San Antonio is taking a sharp upswing.  The Texas Employment Commission reports the total number of jobless persons increased more than 3,000 during June.

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