September 15 in San Antonio history…

1918 – World War I
Local optometrist H. C. Rees offers the Triplex aviation goggles (“ordered seven months ago”) for sale for $10.00 ($160.51 in 2018 dollars.)  Just the thing for San Antonio flyboys.

1933
At 12:01 a.m., Prohibition ends.  Anheuser-Busch sends their brewery wagon and Clydesdale horse team to distribute the beer in downtown San Antonio.

1968
Two monorail trains collide at Hemisfair, killing one person and injuring 47.

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