March 15 in San Antonio history…

1822
Stephen F. Austin arrives in San Antonio.

1951
A screaming, stark-naked, 185-pound Korean veteran, a B-29 radio operator, hung two stories above morning rush traffic on Broadway and threatened to jump.

1970
Nineteen-year-old Margarito Guzman becomes the first person to commit suicide by jumping from the Tower of the Americas.

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Posted on March 15, 2011, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. What was the resource for this information? A newspaper? I believe a family friend investigated the scene.
    I’ve been looking for the newspaper clipping with my friend Lt. Ike Garza of SAPD Homicide in the photo.

  2. Yes, the information came from the San Antonio Light.

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