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December 6 in San Antonio history...

1945
The world’s first air-conditioned bus rolled into experimental use here and surprised and pleased customers.

1947
The first flu death since May was on record today at the city health department. 58 more words

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December 5 in San Antonio history...

1932
Injuries sustained in a highway accident near Schulenburg caused the death of Mrs. Nettie Houston Bringhurst, 403 Cleveland Court, Alamo Heights, last living daughter of Gen. 57 more words

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December 4 in San Antonio history...

1899
The city is given the gift of present-day Brackenridge Park by George W. Brackenridge.

1972
John Mayall headlines a concert at the Municipal Auditorium with opening acts Delbert & Glen and Jim Croce. 30 more words

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December 3 in San Antonio history...

1869
The Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word formally dedicate Santa Rosa Hospital, then known as Charity Hospital, located at Cameron and Commerce Streets.  An advertisement in the… 128 more words

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December 2 in San Antonio history...

1907
It became clear this morning that the city intends to enforce its speeding ordinance.  C. R. Jones was fined $10 for exceeding the legal limit of 8 miles per hour.  78 more words

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December 1 in San Antonio history...

1938
The headlines of the San Antonio newspapers describe a bus/train accident that resulted in the death of 26 children.  This accident spawned the myth of the “ghost tracks” at Shane and Villamain.  66 more words

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November 30 in San Antonio history...

1923
Former Ziegfeld Girl, Martha Mansfield (right), as Agatha Warren, is burned severely while filming the movie The Warrens of Virginia in Brackenridge Park. She is rushed to Physicians and Surgeons Hospital where she dies.  111 more words

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