September 16 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
London reports that British casualties in the Dardanelles during the Gallipoli campaign total 87,630 with the number killed at 17,608.

1889
The cornerstone is laid for City Hall in Military Plaza (Plaza de Armas.)

1930
The Prospect Hill library opens at 1 p.m. today at 2322 Buena Vista. Mrs. Mary Walthall will be the librarian at the branch.  The library will be open every day except Sundays from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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