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December 18 in San Antonio history...

1917 – World War I
The spring Fiesta in commemoration of the Battle of San Jacinto, observed annually in San Antonio for the last twenty-three years, is to be abandoned next spring because of the war conditions which make it impossible to obtain excursion rates on the railroads or to secure railroad equipment under any conditions to accommodate the thousands of visitors.

1927
The Texas Theater celebrates the one year anniversary of their grand opening by offering free admission to anyone who attended the first performance last year and can show the ticket stub or souvenir program to prove it.

1968
Eastwood Country Club features “The Fabulous Ike and Tina Turner Revue (right).”

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