April 26 in San Antonio history…

1933
Carol Creighton Burnett is born in San Antonio, near W. Commerce and Rosillo streets.

1943transette
The San Antonio Transit Company begins employing “Transettes,”  young women in green suits who will be  stationed at points in downtown San Antonio and will make change, sell nickel passes, tokens and zone tickets and offer information on how to get places and when.

1981
“Perry Kallison’s Cow Country News and Trading Post” is broadcast for the last time, having been a daily program on KMAC for over 45 years.  KMAC has recently been sold and the new owners want to focus exclusively on music.

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