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October 22 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
The Russians have won a great victory over the German army in Petrograd and the Germans are in full retreat from Russian Poland. 81 more words

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Dallas nurse infused with Ebola antibodies

Well, that’s my former-medical-writer conclusion after reading this old report about how American ebola survivor Kent Brantley has donated blood to three ebola patients, including Dallas nurse Nina Pham. 312 more words

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October 21 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
Allied forces have retaken the city of Roulers in West Flanders after a successful bombardment.

1933
The University of Texas football team, coached by Clyde Littlefield, takes on favored Centenary University at Eagle Field here in San Antonio. 24 more words

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October 20 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
The Belgian Army, supported by the Allies, has so far prevented the German Army from advancing along the coast and is holding along the River Yser. 53 more words

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The Massacre in Tuscaloosa

Some Longhorns fans (even, apparently, Johnny Manziel) are laughing about the Ags getting skunked 59-0 by Alabama on Saturday. I prefer to see them do well in the SEC, representing Texas the way they do. 87 more words

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October 19 in San Antonio history...

World War – 1914
It is estimated that over 400,000 Belgian refugees have fled into Holland since Antwerp fell.  Usually the distance between Antwerp, Belgium and Essen on the border is covered in twenty minutes.   105 more words

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October 18 in San Antonio history...

1902
Carl Hilmar Guenther who built the Guenther mills in 1859, died at his residence at 205 Guenther Street.  He was born in Germany and came to the U.S. 31 more words

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