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May 1 in San Antonio history...

1718
Mission San Antonio de Valero is established on the west bank of the San Antonio River after the removal of the Mission San Jose del Alamo is ordered by the Marquis Valero, viceroy of New Spain, from the Rio Grande to San Antonio.

1918 – World War I
Leslie M. Shaw, Secretary of the Treasury under the McKinley and Roosevelt administrations, speaking to an audience at the St. Anthony ballroom last night, urged a united American effort to win the war and declared that in his opinion America would have to send ten million men to France before this is accomplished.

1950
The City Public Service Board approved plans for Municipal Auditorium air conditioning drawn for the city by Engineer Martin E. Staley.

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