Monday, July 4, 2011

July 4 in San Antonio history...

1893
Members of the Alamo Wheelmen captured first honors in established a record in the five-mile event at the state bicycle races at Waco.

1933
Bruno Busch, a farmer on Palo Alto Road, killed a seven-foot alligator, thus clearing the mystery of the disappearance of young pigs from his farm.

1963
The City Planning Commission detailed plans for a traffic loop encircling the central business district of San Antonio and an outer loop encircling the county.

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