May 29 in San Antonio history…

1857
Officer Frederick Fieldstrup is the first recorded San Antonio Police Officer in San Antonio to die in the line of duty. He is killed on the corner of Market Street and Alamo Street in a shoot-out with Bill Hart, a notorious gambler, and two of his companions. Hart and his two companions were also killed along with Fieldstrup.

1988
Salem Binladen, half-brother to Osama, dies when his ultralight aircraft hits some powerlines and crashes in Schertz.

1993
Paul McCartney brings his “New World Tour” concert to San Antonio.  44, 468 fans see the former Beatle in the first event ever held in the Alamodome.

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