May 2 in San Antonio history…

1887
The chapel at the Concepcion Mission, as repaired, is rededicated to our Lady of Lourdes by Bishop Neraz.

1940
Los Angeles Heights becomes the first suburb incorporated into the city.

1940
When Homer Brooks, state secretary for the Communist Party, attempted to speak at a party rally in Haymarket Plaza, he was drowned out by the crowd singing The Eyes of Texas.

 

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