Wednesday, July 20, 2011

July 20 in San Antonio history...

1913
Marijuana is grown, cured and smoked right here in San Antonio.  In fact, San Antonio forms the distributing point for the southern territory, according to Prof. Harvey C. Stiles.

1943
Unless the rationing board gets a rush of applications, there will be a lot of gasless autos stranded here.  At least 25,000 owners have not received their new A books.

1953
An innovation that jumped into immediate popularity with patients at Brooke Army Hospital is a sidewalk cafe at the hospital service club.  Soft drinks and food are available for patients and their friends several times each week.

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