May 19 in San Antonio history…

1941
While throwing his paper route this afternoon, Jimmy Johnson of 419 Lumbrano street pedaled his bicycle into a Spanish Dagger (Yucca) plant in the 1100 block of East Euclid street. One of the daggers pushed through his right arm. He was taken to Robert B. Green hospital.

2001
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater opens with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

2009
Crews begin the demolition of  Mission Drive-In.  The Mission branch library is now located on the site.

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