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October 13 in San Antonio history...

The University of Texas defeats Oklahoma A&M, 14-6, in a game played at League Park here in San Antonio.

The City Council today passed a resolution setting a public hearing on the proposal for the city to participate in the financing of a $5.75 million “Tower of the Americas” on the HemisFair site. 25 more words


Gazing into Eternity 1916. Fermanagh and surroundings Easter week, Dublin to the blood stained Somme.


1916 was one of the bloodiest war-torn years in human history. It was a year of revolution in Ireland an event which helped change the future of Ireland as W.B.

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Fermanagh Herald

October 12 in San Antonio history...

A statue of the Virgin Mary was erected on the grounds of the Academy of Our Lady of the Lake.

San Antonians looked forward to the next day’s football clash between the University of Texas and Oklahoma A&M to be played at League Park (right). 32 more words


October 9 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
Bulgaria begins concentrating cavalry, supported by heavy artillery, near the border of Serbia even though there has been no official declaration of hostilities between the two countries. 59 more words


A Suffragette… on a scooter!

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I came across this image of early woman’s right campaigner Florence, Lady Norman (nee McLaren, 1884 – 1964), travelling on her motor scooter her office, circa 1916. 87 more words

Not A Lambretta

October 8 in San Antonio history...

The World Series baseball contest between the Brooklyn Nationals and the Boston Americans was being watched at the Grand Opera House via “the greatest baseball player board ever invented.” 94 more words