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October 22 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1914 The Russians have won a great victory over the German army in Petrograd and the Germans are in full retreat from Russian Poland. 1903 On account of the unsubstantiated rumors of yellow fever in the city, the highly anticipated football game due to take place today at the International Fair between the […]

October 21 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1914 Allied forces have retaken the city of Roulers in West Flanders after a successful bombardment. 1933 The University of Texas football team, coached by Clyde Littlefield, takes on favored Centenary University at Eagle Field here in San Antonio. They play to a scoreless tie. 1936 San Antonio had another college […]

October 20 in San Antonio history…
World War I – 1914 The Belgian Army, supported by the Allies, has so far prevented the German Army from advancing along the coast and is holding along the River Yser. 1899  The first automobile in San Antonio, an electric, arrived at Staacke Brothers today. However, the batteries did not arrive with the car so […]

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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