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July 5 in San Antonio history...

1953
Very Rev. Walter J. Buehler, S.M., Ph.D.,becomes president of St. Mary’s University, succeeding Very Rev. Louis J.Blume, S.M., who has headed the school since 1947. 49 more words

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Withdrawn.... Miniature Lesney Coronation Coaches - 1953

We just heard from the auction house that we didn’t actually win this bid, and that it went to someone else instead.

The coronation coaches, knights and other figures were offered in an auction that was both live and on-line simultaneously.   554 more words

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July 1 in San Antonio history...

1953
Rainfall in San Antonio, has caused the McKenzie Construction Company to postpone excavation of dirt from freeway underpasses until Monday.  J. F. Snelling, superintendent, said,  3,000,000 gallons of water collected in three excavation areas, standing as high as eight feet in the proposed Brooklyn, San Pedro and Main underpasses.   92 more words

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First Corvette built - Jun 30, 1953 - HISTORY.com


On this day in History, First Corvette built on Jun 30, 1953. Learn more about what happened today on History.#Corvette #1953corvette #airmattressdirect
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On June 30, 1953, the first Corvette rolled off the assembly line at the General Motors facility in Flint, Michigan.  The lucky worker to drive that first Vette was Tony Kleiber. 229 more words

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