December 13 in San Antonio history…

1866
The San Antonio Express becomes a daily newspaper.

1924
Samuel Gompers, president of the American Federation of Labor, dies in San Antonio.

Posted on December 13, 2013, in Texana and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. Your post – Dec 13, 1913
    Torrential rains caused widespread flooding throughout downtown San Antonio. The photo shows Houston Street looking west. The Hertzberg clock at St. Mary’s Street is on the right.

    I believe the flood happen in Oct. of 1913.
    http://digital.utsa.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/p9020coll008/id/4107/rec/1

    and…
    http://newspaperarchive.com/san-antonio-light/1913-10-02/

  2. No. There was a flood in October but December was the more damaging.

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