August 15 in San Antonio history…
While people took to the streets to celebrate Japan’s acceptance of surrender terms, effectively ending World War II, burglars ransacked houses and apartments left vacant by celebrants. A total of $425 in cash and numerous articles were reported missing.
Playland Park introduces the new “Rocket” rollercoaster.
After 48 years as an all-boys school, 90 girls joined the campus of Holy Cross High School today. “Everyone’s a little nervous,” said senior Matthew Idar. “But we’ll get used to it quickly.”