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September 25 in San Antonio history...

1890
The perfected arrangements for the construction in this city of the largest hotel in the South were made public today.  The company has been incorporated with a capital of $2,000,000, every dollar of which will be put into the hotel.   38 more words

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September 23 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
Men from every section of Texas and Oklahoma slept at Camp Travis last night. Special trains have poured their thousands into the great training cantonment for four days, and by nightfall approximately 17,270 men of the second draft call had responded. 60 more words

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September 22 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
Work on the construction of a garbage incinerator for San Antonio which will consume a total of more than 100 tons of refuse during each 24-hour period, will start as soon as final arrangements can be made. 228 more words

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September 21 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
The arrival of a special train bearing 300 recruits for the national army from Oklahoma enlivened the routine of Camp Travis this morning and for a while presented a problem to the army officers in charge. 133 more words

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September 20 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
No definite instructions have been issued by the War Department with reference to a third training camp at Leon Springs, according to an announcement this morning by Col. 25 more words

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September 19 in San Antonio history...

1880
The first issue of the San Antonio Daily Times is printed.

1956
Inoculation with Salk polio vaccine of about 30,000 Lackland AFB military and civilian personnel began today following the incidence of five paralytic cases at the base. 61 more words

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UT in on volcano forecast

UT-Austin is teaming with Italian scientists in predicting the possible impending eruption of a supervolcano west of Naples in southern Italy.

“Scientists have found the first direct evidence of a so-called ‘hot zone’ feeding a supervolcano in southern Italy that experts say is nearing eruption conditions.” 14 more words

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