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May 13 in San Antonio history...

1900
Should the German-American citizens throw out their vote solid in one direction, their influence will be felt in the next county and city elections.

1918 – World War I
Miss Katherine Stinson, aviatrix, did not start her mail-carrying flight from Chicago to New York today, although the weather was ideal.  It was said that she was piqued because, against her wishes, public announcement was made of the hour at which she was to have started.

2004
In Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals, Derek Fisher of the Lakers gets the ball with 0.4 seconds on the clock and nails a jump shot to defeat the Spurs, 74-73. The Spurs had rallied from 16 points down with 3:59 left in the third quarter. They had seemingly escaped with an improbable victory after Tim Duncan sank an 18-footer with 0.4 seconds left.


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