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October 17 in San Antonio history...

1910
The first person in San Antonio to be arrested and charged with operating an automobile through the streets and making an unusually loud and unnecessary noise is J. 67 more words

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October 16 in San Antonio history...

1866
A footbridge is constructed over the river on Commerce Street for the cost of $300.  It was washed away by a flood during a hailstorm two years later. 44 more words

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October 15 in San Antonio history...

1930
Following a 10-minute christening and inaugural ceremony, the first airmail plane flying out of San Antonio on the new Southern Transcontinental air route took off from Winburn Field for Los Angeles. 109 more words

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October 14 in San Antonio history...

1939
Work on the Riverside Theater, part of the beautification project, is nearing completion.  San Antonians may soon be watching stage shows and movies from the river bank. 82 more words

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October 13 in San Antonio history...

1913
The State Department has instructed Ambassador to Spain Willard to obtain a copy of the original charter of San Antonio granted by King Ferdinand VI in 1773. 47 more words

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October 12 in San Antonio history...

1916
San Antonians are looking forward to the tomorrow’s football clash between the University of Texas and Oklahoma A&M to be played at League Park. 46 more words

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October 27 in San Antonio history...

1938
Sears, Roebuck & Co. moves from the Transit Tower location to their new downtown headquarters at Romana Plaza. In 1995, this location would become the San Antonio Central Library. 98 more words

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