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November 9 in San Antonio history...

1856
A large train of United States camels pass down Commerce Street on their way to Camp Verde.

1917 – World War I
Governor Will Hobby visits Camp Travis for an army luncheon and a review of the 25,000 men of the Ninetieth Division.  He was also taken for an aeroplane ride with Maj. J. W. Heard.  Tonight, the governor is to be the special guest of the Rotary Club at a dinner at which general and staff officers of the army and Senator Warren G. Harding of Ohio are also to be guests.

1948
The Centeno family opens their first supermarket at 1802 W. Commerce St.

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