April 5 in San Antonio history…

1907
After two years’ work on the building, the new Y. M. C. A. building is dedicated. Dr. M. J. Bliem, president, presides over the dedication ceremonies.

1956
The Bexar County [Freeman] Coliseum was desegregated on the order of the board of managers. An announcement declared that there would be no discrimination “based on race, color or creed of persons lawfully on the Coliseum premises.”

1984
San Antonio heavy metal favorites, Saxon (right), from England, and Accept, from Germany, play Convention Center Arena.

 

Advertisements

Posted on April 5, 2019, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: