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September 27 in San Antonio history...

1865
August Siemering and H. Pollmar begin publishing the San Antonio Express (right) as a weekly with a subscription price of $6 a year. It’s printed on the press of Siemering’s other paper, the German-language Freie Presse für Texas, in offices at 138 E. 38 more words

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September 23 in San Antonio history...

1929
The new underground restaurant in the Gunter Hotel – The Caveteria – opens today. (photo courtesy of the UTSA Zintgraff collection)

1960
North Star Mall opens at the corner of San Pedro and Loop 410. 42 more words

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September 21 in San Antonio history...

1946
Installation of a traffic signal light at Broadway and Pershing avenue to provide a safe crossing place for pedestrians to the north entrance of Brackenridge Park is being delayed by lack of cable, Commissioner P. 117 more words

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September 19 in San Antonio history...

1880
The first issue of the San Antonio Daily Times is published.  It takes over from the San Antonio Herald.

1947
San Antonio’s first recognized collegiate football team since the days of St. 71 more words

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September 16 in San Antonio history...

1889
The cornerstone is laid for City Hall in Military Plaza (Plaza de Armas.)

1930
The Prospect Hill library opens at 1 p.m. today at 2322 Buena Vista. 46 more words

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September 15 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1916
The Battle of Flers–Courcelette, the third and final general offensive mounted by the British Army in the Battle of the Somme, begins.   93 more words

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September 14 in San Antonio history...

1851
The Catholic Ursuline Order of nuns opens the first school for girls in San Antonio.

1884
The first bell to peal a call to Protestant worship in San Antonio at Rev. 94 more words

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