April 8 in San Antonio history…

1935
New riots broke out between strikers and non-strikers at the pecan-shelling factories on the West side.

1946
The Commisssioners Court unofficially endorsed the underground parking project proposed at Travis Park with an added suggestion another be built under Main Plaza.

1950
A B-29 bomber crashes on approach to Kelly Air Force Base.  The plane is destroyed but all six crewmen survive.

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