May 2 in San Antonio history…

1874
The San Antonio Street Railway Company is chartered and inaugurated.

1887
The chapel at the Concepcion Mission, as repaired, is rededicated to our Lady of Lourdes by Bishop Neraz.

1940
When Homer Brooks, state secretary for the Communist Party, attempted to speak at a party rally in Haymarket Plaza, he was drowned out by the crowd singing The Eyes of Texas.

 

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Posted on May 2, 2016, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Nothing happened on May 2 in San Antonio in any year?

  2. Thanks for finally posting . . . always interesting reading!

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