May 1 in San Antonio history…

1718
Mission San Antonio de Valero is established on the west bank of the San Antonio River after the removal of the Alamo Mission “San Jose del Alamo” is ordered by the Marquis Valero, viceroy of New Spain, from the Rio Grande to San Antonio.

1901
A bust of Dr. F. Herff Sr. is unveiled in the Carnegie Library.  [It is now in the Briscoe Western Art Museum on Market Street.]

1946
KCOR, owned by Raoul Cortez, becomes the first full-time Spanish language radio station in the United States.

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