May 23 in San Antonio history…

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

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

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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