From the archives of The Daily News for April 3:
- In 1914, Galveston bankers spread satisfaction in locations of regional reserve bank in Dallas.
- In 1914, island residents sent for the city health department to clear away trash that had been collected in alleys.
- In 1964, the University of Texas Medical Branch held Medical Students Day for graduating seniors.
- In 1964, revolutionary polyester slacks by Haggar cost $10.95 a pair.
- In 1989, Galveston County Commissioners approved a $1.1 million budget for Galveston County’s fiscally troubled senior citizens program.
- In 1989, two new employees started work at City Hall in Galveston. Harold Holmes replaced Mike Elms as planning director and Mark Terry Sokolow began his tenure as assistant city attorney.