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November 21 in San Antonio history...

San Antonio Police, armed with 12-gauge riot guns, launched “Operation Bird Kill” at City Hall.  The hunt, which began at 2:30 a.m. was designed to drive the cowbirds away from City Hall after they had become a nuisance, both noisy and unsanitary. 84 more words


November 20 in San Antonio history...

The Gunter Hotel is completed and opened for business. The hotel stands on the former site of the Vance House. Previous to that, it was the site of U.S. 69 more words


November 19 in San Antonio history...

The University of Texas is trying to schedule a Thanksgiving Day game next fall with Notre Dame.  If Notre Dame accepts, it is fairly certain that the Longhorns will play Haskell in San Antonio sometime in the two weeks before Thanksgiving. 48 more words


November 18 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
German forces continue bombardment from the coast of Flanders the the River Lys, with attacks throughout the territory around Ypres. 94 more words


Why I don't Tweet

For one thing, they’re so short and pithy, you can wind up seeming to mean something you didn’t intend. Or if you say something you do intend it might be understandable in context but look very unwise standing alone. 63 more words


November 17 in San Antonio history...

Lyndon B. Johnson marries Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Taylor at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in San Antonio. LBJ didn’t have a wedding band for her and had asked Dan Quill, friend and Postmaster of San Antonio, to get one. 151 more words


November 16 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
German troops force the Russians back to a defensive position at Lodz, Poland after fierce fighting at Vlotsavek and Kutno. 47 more words