May 23 in San Antonio history…

1924
Announcement was made of the purchase of the San Antonio Light newspaper by William Randolph Hearst, 11 days after actual transfer of corporate stock.

1955
Santa Rosa hospital opens San Antonio’s first Intensive Care Unit called a “Post-Operative Service Area.”

1978
Carol Burnett visits San Antonio and is the guest of honor for the San Antonio ISD’s Scholastic Achievement and Improvement Day.  Mayor Lila Cockrell proclaimed the day “Carol Burnett Day.”  Ms. Burnett was born in San Antonio on April 26, 1933 and attended Crockett Elementary School.  She lived at 3301 W. Commerce St.

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