March 8 in San Antonio history…

1943
A cache of 75 pounds of coffee and 450 pounds of sugar (illegal due to wartime rationing) was found by sheriff’s investigators underneath a trap door of a Medina Lake cottage.

1945
Trinity University officials announced the school’s new campus would be opposite Alamo Stadium.

1956
San Antonio’s second oldest radio station, KTSA, is sold to Gordon McLendon and the McLendon Investment Corp. by O. R. Mitchell , president of O. R. Mitchell Motors, for $306,000 pending approval by the FCC.

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