August 8 in San Antonio history…
Scores of striking pecan shellers menaced with stones and sticks the manager of a San Antonio pecan-shelling company. The manager stayed the crowd by brandishing a pistol until police arrived.
Tommy Dorsey (right) and his orchestra begin a one-week engagement at the Olmos Dinner Club on San Pedro Avenue.
The doors close for the final time on the downtown Joske’s store to prepare for a storewide renovation and transformation into Dillard’s.