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November 11 in San Antonio history...

1886
The cornerstone is laid for the City and County Hospital.

1917 – World War I
A little girl living on Monterrey Street finds some glass in some chocolate candy.  The candy is traced to a local candy dealer who gladly surrenders his stock and offers to help officers in determining the source and cause.  Charles Breniman, local chief of the San Antonio branch of the Bureau of Investigation, has been in contact with his superiors in Washington.  There is some fear that this may be a plot by German agents or traitors to this nation.

1940
The Alamo Cenotaph is dedicated with festivities and an Armistice Day parade.

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