Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

February 6 in San Antonio history

1918
The right of the board of education to require vaccination as a prerequisite for admission to the San Antonio public schools was sustained by the Fourth Court of Civil Appears in an opinion handed down today in the case of Ferd Staffel et. al. vs. the San Antonio Board of Education.

1950
An invitation to inspect the new Coliseum was issued to the public by E. W. Bickett, Coliseum manager. Bickett stated that the building will be open every day for public inspection, especially on Saturdays and Sundays, and that visitors would be welcome to inspect the grounds and facilities that will house the San Antonio Livestock Exposition and Autry-Colborn World’s Championship Rodeo, Feb. 17-26.

1968
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory speaks at St. Mary’s University and his remarks cause a firestorm of controversy, forcing the university president to call a hasty press conference and issue an apology.

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