August 4 in San Antonio history…

1886
The heat during the past few days has been intense and many citizens have been overcome by it. Care in exposure and drinking is necessary to avoid danger.

19561956-LittleRichard
With five top ten singles on the Rhythm and Blues chart, Little Richard (right) brings his Upsetters to the Woodlake Terrace on San Antonio’s east side for the first time for a concert with Johnny “Guitar” Watson.

1960
Ground is broken on the new outer loop north of the city (Loop 1604).

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