Archive for December 2nd, 2010

2nd December
2010
written by Richard

Police Chief Arthur Hill.

The Police Department got the liquor, fixers got the money, and the Legionnaires laughed.   –Abraham Sauer, editor, the San Diego Herald.

The story of the Liquor Fixers.
2nd December
2010
written by Richard

I just hung on. . . I saw the other fellows fall and it didn’t make me feel any too good, but there was nothing I could do about it—‘ceptin’ to hang on tighter.  I wouldn’t do it again for love or money.   Seaman Bud Cowart

An airship disaster in May 1932, shocked San Diego.   Read about the Akron Tragedy

USS Akron at San Diego, May 1932

2nd December
2010
written by Richard

Deportation, followed by a Mexican firing squad, may be the fate of some or all of the body of potential revolutionists arrested here by United States government agents yesterday . . .  –San Diego Tribune, August 16, 1926

In the summer of 1926, a small army of revolutionaries assembled in Dulzura, California–ready to launch a rebellion in Mexico.

Captured Mexican revolutionaries assembled at Fort Rosecrans.

Captured Mexican revolutionaries assembled at Fort Rosecrans.

Read about the Estrada-Insurrectos.