September 30 in San Antonio history…

1885
The upkeep of the Alamo was placed under the jurisdiction of the city.

1918 – World War I
All theaters and dance halls and other amusement halls in this city will be closed to men in uniform upon the appearance of the first case of Spanish influenza at Camp Travis or Ft. Sam Houston, according to an order issued by Brig. Gen. George H. Estes, camp commander, today.

1936
Alamo Plaza is decided upon as the location for the cenotaph honoring the Alamo heroes.

 

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