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April 25 in San Antonio history...

1831
Thirty-five year-old Kentuckian James Bowie marries 19-year-old Ursula Veramendi in San Fernando Cathedral.  Ursula Bowie will die of cholera on Sept. 10, 1833 in Monclova, Mexico.   54 more words

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April 24 in San Antonio history...

1891
The first Battle of Flowers parade is held (right).

1918 – World War I
The San Antonio Light prints a story from the London Times… 42 more words

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April 23 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
The Quadrangle building at Fort Sam Houston occupied by department heads and various officers of the army has been closed to the public at night.  61 more words

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April 22 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
Last Friday, just before a mob very nearly lynched his father in Collinsville, Oklahoma, Henry Rheimer, Jr. was facing questions before a number of officers at Camp Travis here.  99 more words

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April 21 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
The patriotic Battle of Flowers and Red Cross parade to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto will start promptly at 4 o’clock this afternoon.  111 more words

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Why weren't the Davidians spared?

“Four ATF agents and five Davidians died in the initial gunfight and another Davidian was killed later that day . After a 51-day siege, 76  85 more words

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April 20 in San Antonio history...

1913
The Lozier automobile is advertised in the San Antonio Light for $5000.  Adjusted for inflation, this would be $125,000 in today’s money.

1918 – World War I… 77 more words

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