Wednesday, August 3, 2011

August 3 in San Antonio history...

1873
Georgie Drake, a beautiful song and dance girl of the variety theatres, is killed by her jealous boyfriend, John Lanham, at the Green Front Theater at the corner of Military Plaza and North Flores.

1932
San Antonio claims organization of the first group of Khaki Shirts in Texas, an outgrowth of the bonus seekers' troubles in Washington.  They are seeking a permanent camp.

1962
San Antonio's Chiropractic College received an initial endowment of $238,000 toward a $1 million endowment fund from its alumni association.

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