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August 1 in San Antonio history...

1892
The telephone exchange switchboard was fired by the lightning last night during the storm, but was extinguished by the operators in fine style.

1895… 37 more words

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July 31 in San Antonio history...

1934
Two thousand pecan shellers walked off the job in San Antonio and threw up picket lines around all the local pecan shelling plants bringing the industry to a standstill. 64 more words

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July 30 in San Antonio history...

1894
Iconoclast William Cowper Brann is fired as editor of the San Antonio Express newspaper.

1958
County Commissioners Court changed the name of Bexar County Coliseum to Joe Freeman Coliseum.  55 more words

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The real danger to Preventing Parenthood

“The true danger to Planned Parenthood and the entire industry is the exposure of their hypocrisy. The two positions of ‘clumps of cells’ and negotiating over human organs from abortions are mutually exclusive. 160 more words

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July 29 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
The British announce that the casualties in the Gallipoli Campaign are 49,238 men so far.

1909
The electrically lighted archways over Houston Street are extinguished and will be lit no more. 57 more words

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July 28 in San Antonio history...

1960
The Northwest Center Shopping Center, featuring Kresge’s, J.C. Penney and HEB, holds its grand opening.

1969
Work begins on the restoration of old Hangar 9 at Brooks Air Force Base.   95 more words

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July 27 in San Antonio history...

1907
Signs denoting the names of streets are few and far between in San Antonio and the town is acquiring the reputation as the City of Nameless Streets. 90 more words

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