January 7 in San Antonio history…

1928
Establishment near San Antonio of the “West Point of the Air Corps,” a great flying school from which all flyers must graduate before winning their rating as army pilots, was practically assured today with the introduction of the James Bill in Congress. Site for the field is 15 miles east of the city.

1955
The London Festival Ballet, under the artistic direction of Anton Dolin, performs in San Antonio.

1957
Commissioner Albert Pena Jr. termed a proposed plan to fingerprint all county employees a “fundamental invasion of privacy and it violation of civil liberties.”

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