Tuesday, August 2, 2011

August 2 in San Antonio history...

1942
The huge $1,500,000 dirigible hangar at Brooks Field, one of the largest structures in the Southwest, is to be dismantled soon.

1952
An 8-year-old preacher will hold a revival in the city starting Sunday.  He is probably the nation's youngest preacher.

1979
Joske's held the first day of a disco dancing contest to win an appearance in the upcoming Allan Carr film tentatively titled "Discoland."  [Allan Carr was the producer of "Grease." "Discoland" would be released in 1980 as "Can't Stop the Music."]

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