March 16 in San Antonio history…
The San Antonio City Council pledges to end segregation at municipal swimming pools.
Trinity University Moon watchers caught sight of the second Russian satellite (Sputnik 2) at 6:11 a.m. Friday. Dr. Seabase, head of the Moonwatch team, said the satellite has been orbiting rapidly since March 3 and has become difficult to calculate when the artificial moon is expected to pass over this area.
Six downtown stores and a city-wide drugstore integrate lunch counters and cafeterias. These are: Woolworth’s, Kress, Neisner’s, Green’s, McCrory Variety Stores and Sommers Drug stores.