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July 25 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
 At noon, Russia requests that Austria-Hungary extend the 48-hour time limit given to Serbia two days ago.  They refuse.  At 3 p.m., Serbia orders their army to mobilize and appeals to the Russian Czar for assistance.   158 more words

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Go get 'em, Ted

Our good Texas Sen. Ted Cruz apparently has helped Israel get a reversal of the FAA’s travel embargo, which prohibited normal U.S. airline flights to and from Israel.  202 more words

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July 24 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
Austrian Prime Minister Berchtold says,  “Any conditional acceptance , or one accompanied by reservations, is to be regarded as a refusal .” 118 more words

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July 23 in San Antonio history...

World War I – July 23, 1914
Austria-Hungary delivers an ultimatum to Serbia requiring them to accept an Austro-Hungarian investigation into the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and also for Serbia to eliminate all anti-Austrian propaganda and terrorist organizations within its borders.   68 more words

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July 22 in San Antonio history...

1914
The San Antonio Light publishes a small column about armed conflicts in the streets of St. Petersburg, Russia due to an ongoing general strike throughout the country.   123 more words

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Those unaccompanied children...

…are actually fewer than some of the snooze media would have you believe. If you’re paying attention, that is. If, like me, you’re tired of hearing about the latest wave of illegals crossing the Southern border, and therefore only listening with half an ear, you might conclude we’re dealing with a strange wave of thousands of Central American orphans. 179 more words

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July 21 in San Antonio history...

1943
Lt. Dave A. Olds, whose navigating skills led U.S. Army Bombers on a strike at the Japanese naval base at Paramushiro, is the Dave Young who broadcast Mission baseball games over KABC. 41 more words

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