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January 2 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
A representative of the Secretary of War, sent here to investigate vice conditions, has few if any compliments for the manner in which local city and county officers are enforcing the laws.  He says there is too much politics.

1928
San Antonio students celebrated today’s severe 18-degree temperatures.  The high and junior schools were dismissed when all heating systems were disabled.  Officials hope for more moderate temperatures tomorrow.

1978
San Antonio fans and alumni of the University of Texas are saddened when the #1-ranked Texas Longhorns, with Heisman Trophy winner Earl Campbell, are crushed by Notre Dame, 38-10, in the annual Cotton Bowl.  The previously undefeated Longhorns were a touchdown favorite.

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