June 12 in San Antonio history…

World War I -1915
After pausing to regroup, Austro-German troops resume their offensive in Galicia on the Eastern Front. Within five days, they break through the Russian lines and push the Russian 3rd and 8th Armies further eastward. Russian casualties soon surpass 400,000.

1938
After a decade of construction, the Sunken Garden Theater, one of San Antonio’s beauty spots, today stood completed.  The project was started in 1928 with erection of a 30×40 foot stage.

1953
Stonewall Davis becomes the first African-American appointed to the Library board.

1955
Hubert Lindsey becomes the first African-American to enroll at San Antonio College.

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