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March 29 in San Antonio history...

1925
Architect’s drawings for the new $1,500,000 Texas Theater were published in the newspaper.

1945
Marine SSgt Lucian Adams is awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor “for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at risk of life above and beyond the call of duty on 28 October 1944, near St. 23 more words

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March 28 in San Antonio history...

1876
“The police look well their new uniforms – much more respectable in appearance than formerly – but the wearing of a rough pistol outside the neat blue suit is in very bad taste.” – San Antonio Daily Express newspaper. 68 more words

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March 27 in San Antonio history...

1941
Robert Emmet Lucey is installed as the second Archbishop of San Antonio at San Fernando Cathedral.

1948
The Mission Drive-In (right) opens, showing “The Pirates of Monterey” with Maria Montez. 10 more words

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March 26 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
The San Antonio newspapers print an appeal for enlistment from the Secretary of Navy (right) as the drumbeat of war gets louder. 69 more words

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March 25 in San Antonio history...

1838
The city limits are fixed at “one league in every direction from the city church (San Fernando).”

1889
Mrs. Andrea Castanon de Villanueva, alias Candelaria, petitions for a pension as being the last survivor of the Fall of the Alamo. 17 more words

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March 24 in San Antonio history...

1955
An ordinance passed today by the City Council says interstate truck traffic will no longer be allowed to pass through downtown San Antonio.

1960… 40 more words

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March 23 in San Antonio history...

1857
The weekly San Antonio Herald, which began publication on April 3, 1855, changes to a daily edition with this issue.  The Herald was one of the first papers to suggest  61 more words

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