From the archives of The Daily News for May 5:


  • In 1914, 15 young girls donned the veil at Covenant of Incarnate Word with impressive ceremonies. 
  • In 1914, officials in Galveston planned to mark city streets with new, easy-to-read signs.
  • In 1964, Edna Urbanie was selected as “Aggie Mother of the Year” and was to be honored at a ceremony in College Station.
  • In 1964, refrigerated meat and bananas and non-refrigerated sugar was being unloaded at the docks in Galveston.
  • In 1989, Ben Johnston, pastor of Galveston Bible Church spoke at the National Day of Prayer ceremonies in front of Galveston City Hall.
  • In 1989, Jim and Helen Kilroy, parents of Mark Kilroy who disappeared in Mexico, packed Wollam Elementary School in Santa Fe with locals eager to hear their plan of action in the war against drugs.

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