May 22 in San Antonio history…

1894
Burdett Green received a commission from Mayor Pascall making him the second negro police officer on San Antonio’s force.

1927
From a sick bed in the St. Anthony Hotel, Porter Adams, president of the National Aeronautical Association announced a reception and $25,000 was awaiting Charles A. Lindbergh when the flyer arrives back in the U.S.

1992
Fiesta Texas amusement park opens in northwest San Antonio.

Posted on May 22, 2016, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. If Burdette Green was the 2nd negro police officer, who was the first?

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