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October 3 in San Antonio history...

1918
Police Chief Lancaster said the Barnum and Bailey Circus has been notified that it would not be permitted to show here Saturday. Reason is there is fear it will aggravate the spread of influenza throughout the city.  (This was during the “Spanish Flu” epidemic.)

1922
Joske Brother’s extends an invitation for all baseball fans to visit the store tomorrow.  Radio results for game one of the World Series “hot out of the air from the big Eastern broadcasting stations” will be supplied to fans through a five-stage amplifier set up in the men’s department.

1942
H.E.B. opens its first grocery store in San Antonio at 1802 N. Main St.

 

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