January 25 in San Antonio history…

1904
City Council approved Alderman Fentiman’s ordinance restricting speed of automobiles and bicycles in San Antonio’s city limits to 6 miles per hour.

1910
Word has been received form Washington that President Taft will be asked to promote Col. John L. Clem to Brigadier General.  Clem, who is at Fort Sam Houston, is known as “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh.”

1946
After an hour’s debate the county commissioners voted to accept a deed to Exposition Park from the city as a site for the $1,750,000 coliseum.

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