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August 28 in San Antonio history...

1874
Pope Pius IX creates the San Antonio Catholic diocese as part of the Archdiocese of New Orleans.

1955
Edgewood and Alamo Heights school districts decide to integrate on this day, the same day that Emmett Till is murdered in Mississippi.  128 more words

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August 27 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
British newspaper’s celebrate the German response to President Wilson regarding the sinking of the liner Arabic.  The Westminster Gazette states, “If Count von Bergsdorff is speaking with full authority, the American government can claim to have won a very notable victory.” 61 more words

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August 26 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
German Imperial Chancellor  Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg stated today that the sinking of the Arabic, if caused by a German submarine, was not a “deliberately unfriendly” attack but – if the version of the incident published is true – the arbitrary act of a submarine commander and not only not sanctioned but decidedly condemned by the German government.   85 more words

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August 25 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
President Wilson has been informed that the next communication from Berlin on the sinking of the liner Arabic will be of a character satisfactory to the United States.   159 more words

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August 24 in San Antonio history...

World War I – August 24, 1915
The German government asks the U.S. not to sever diplomatic relations until it could determine whether the sinking of the S.S. 86 more words

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August 23 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1915
Official announcement was made at the White House today that “as soon as all the facts regarding the Arabic are ascertained, our course of action will be determined.” Secretary Lansing said the situation was exactly as it stood Saturday: that no steps had been taken other than to get accurate information as to what had taken place. 62 more words

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"I hope everyone gets well"

So said a chirpy fellow, ostensibly from Nacogdoches, on the shuttle bus Thursday from the Best Western to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center’s main building. Underscoring that cancer patients are all over the place. 159 more words

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