Saturday, March 6, 2021

Events & News


July 11 in San Antonio history

Jack Harris is shot by Ben Thompson in the saloon at “Jack Harris’ corner”.   This incident will spark a feud that will culminate in the assassination of Ben Thompson and King Fisher in the same building on March 11, 1884.

A 24-year old married woman becomes the city’s 80th polio victim.

A pilot from Randolph Air Force Base makes an unauthorized flight in an AT-6 Texan airplane and loses control, crashing into a house and apartment complex in the 600 block of Elmira Street, killing an elderly woman along with the himself.

Categories: Texana
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