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March 4 in San Antonio history…
1836 Santa Anna gathers his officers for a council of war. It is decided that when the final assault in the Alamo takes place, that they will take no prisoners. The time for the assault will be determined tomorrow. Having been consolidated into two batteries, the Mexican artillery, is brought to within 200 yards of […]

March 3 in San Antonio history…
1836 Col William Barret Travis is reported to have drawn his famous “line in the sand” in the Alamo on this day. 1909 The San Antonio Daily Express reports that the pants to be worn by William Howard Taft tomorrow at his inauguration come from Texas.  “Early tomorrow morning, President-elect Taft will receive from his […]

March 2 in San Antonio history…
1836 Texas declares independence from Mexico at Washington-On-The-Brazos. 1879 The cornerstone of German Methodist-Episcopal Church in La Villita is laid.  This church is now known as the Little Church of La Villita. 1910 The first flight in a military airplane occurred at Fort Sam Houston by Lt. Benjamin Foulois, flying Army Aeroplane #1. (second from right) […]


African American Funeral Programs of San Antonio
Visit The Portal to Texas History to view San Antonio Public Library's collection of African American funeral programs. The collection consists of over 1,000 programs that date from 1935 to present day and depicts the African American community in Bexar County.

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