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December 14 in San Antonio history...

September 9 in San Antonio history...

1938
Woody Herman and his Orchestra begin an engagement in the Starlit Garden of the Olmos Dinner Club “playing music you’ll like.”

July 25 in San Antonio history…

1935
Postmaster Dan Quill spurned pleas from a veterans organization that oak trees planted in front of the old post office by Teddy Roosevelt not be chopped down.

June 30 in San Antonio history…

1954
Color television arrived in San Antonio today but it will be some time before the average person will be able to afford and enjoy it in his home.  The first color TV programs were broadcast by WOAI – the “Today” show from 6 to 8 a.m. and “Home” from 9 to 10 a.m.  For the present time, no color programs in color will originate locally.  The programs were available for viewing in color at the Wolff & Marx department store on a handmade television with a 14-inch screen.

June 24 in San Antonio history…

1895
St. Louis College graduates its first class – a graduating class of two.  St. Louis College received junior college status from the State of Texas that same year and merged with St. Mary’s College in 1923.

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