July 30 in San Antonio history…
Iconoclast William Cowper Brann is fired as editor of the San Antonio Express newspaper.
County Commissioners Court changed the name of Bexar County Coliseum to Joe Freeman Coliseum. In changing the name of the building, members of the court noted that “through his untiring efforts and unslefish and liberal donations, Joe Freeman, an outstanding citizen of San Antonio and Bexar County, is responsible for a coliseum of which all Bexar County may be proud.”
Foley’s department store opens in Rolling Oaks Mall.