Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

August 24 in San Antonio history…

1891
The new bells, forming the St. Joseph’s church peal, were rung for the first time yesterday morning.

1930
The Aurora apartment hotel opens.

1960
Large signs and billboards were given the old thumbs down in Castle Hills today.  An ordinance adopted by the town council last night declares every sign larger than 30×36 to be a public nuisance.

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