August 4 in San Antonio history…

1891
The City Council passes the “Bawdy House Ordinance,” legalizing and licensing houses of prostitution.

1918 – World War I
The demand for telegraph and radio operators  and telephone switchboard men in the signal corps continues and Col. D. J. Carr, department signal officer, Ft. Sam Houston, has been advised that the enlistment of men up to 55 years of age in staff corps and departments has been authorized.

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

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