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May 29 in San Antonio history…
1950 A total of 225 students, largest in Trinity University history, will receive degrees at graduation ceremonies at 8 p. m.today at  the Sunken Garden Theater. 1979 U.S. District Judge John H. Wood Jr. of San Antonio is assassinated while getting into his car at his home in San Antonio. Charles Harrelson, father of actor Woody Harrelson, is […]

May 28 in San Antonio history…
1915 – World War I The Imperial German government responds to President Wilson’s note of protest issued on May 13. It claims that the Lusitania was sunk due to the fact that it was carrying munitions of war as well as passengers. 1892 Tonight is the last night of the chili stands on Alamo Plaza. […]

May 27 in San Antonio history…
1934 James V Allred, 34-year-old candidate for governor of Texas, visited San Antonio today to confer with campaign workers. 1948 One of the nation’s best customers for air-conditioning equipment, San Antonio is continuing to install cooling devices at a rate that has shifted electric power peak loads from winter to midsummer. 1966 Comprehensive plans for […]


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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