June 11 in San Antonio history…

1897
Custodian Bennett of the Alamo has discovered several traces of blood on the walls of the historic old building. They had been covered with whitewash.

1918
The City Council is considering purchase of several lots for the creation of Romana Plaza at the junction of Soledad, Romana, Camden, Main and San Pedro. The triangular plaza would also include property of the Main Avenue fire station.

2004greyhound
In front of an estimated 6,000 fans at Dell Diamond, the Boerne Greyhounds celebrate a 5-1 victory against Denton Ryan in the Class 4A state championship game. In the school’s first trip to the state baseball tournament, they win the whole thing and in the process become Region IV’s first 4A state champion since Corpus Christi Calallen in 2000.

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