August 15 in San Antonio history…

1905
An ordinance was adopted by the city council wherein the city disclaimed any right, title or interest in the Alamo property.  The mayor was authorized to execute a quitclaim deed to Miss Clara Driscoll.

1918 – World War I
A patriotic program for the opening of the recently erected Knights of Columbus Hall at Camp Stanley has been prepared for this evening.  The festivities will include presentations by the 304th Cavalry Band and an address by Jay Elmer Fox, Director Field Service, Knights of Columbus, Southern Department.

1947
Playland Park introduces the new “Rocket” rollercoaster.

 

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