October 20 in San Antonio history…

1899 >October 20 in San Antonio history...
The first automobile in San Antonio, an electric, arrived at Staacke Brothers today. However, the batteries did not arrive with the car so the first drive will have to wait.

1918 – World War I
Fredericksburg Road, one of the most prominent and oldest highways in the county, is to lose its German name and hereafter be called “Foch Highway.”  The county commissioners’ court yesterday afternoon, acting on a petition of property owners and residents along the road, entered an order making the change in name.

1973
The George H. and Elizabeth Coates University Center is dedicated at Trinity University.

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