April 28 in San Antonio history…

1935
A carnival ride in Milam Square collapsed, injuring eight people.

1958San Antonio Express, 29 April 1953
Two tornadoes (later rated F3 and F4) strike Bexar County in the area of Helotes, killing two people and injuring twenty.

1982
A developer has announced plans for a 28- acre Islamic-oriented condominium and retail center to be constructed on the northwest side of the city. Insha Development Co. announced that the $26 million project would be called Safa City and would contain 300 housing units, a mosque, school, shops, gardens, picnic areas and fountains. The land for the project was purchased a year ago for $1.8 million in an area two miles southwest of Ingram Park Mall.

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Posted on April 28, 2016, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Did Safa City ever get built?

  2. No. It never did.

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