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May 7 in San Antonio history...

1849
Gen. William Jenkins Worth, veteran of the War of 1812 and the Mexican War, dies of cholera in San Antonio. Fort Worth was named for him on November 14, 1849.

1918 – World War I
A central fire house is being erected at Kelly Field, near post headquarters, just off the Frio City road.  Two small fire houses are also being erected as a part of the plan to put the Field on the fire protection basis that applies to a city the size of the field.

2011
The Mission branch of the San Antonio Library, in the location of the Mission Drive-In theater, holds its grand opening.

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