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July 2 in San Antonio history...

1731
The site for the Church of San Fernando is selected when Juan Antonio Pérez de Almazán, captain of the Presidio of San Antonio, lays out a central square for the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, as San Antonio was first called. The church is to be located on the west side of the square. After Almazan selected the site of the doorway of the church, the Main Plaza was laid out from the doorway.

1918 – World War I
Lieut. Chenault, Fred Walters and Bud Goodwin visited Medina Lake to plan for the swimming and diving acts to take place during the Fourth of July celebration.  Walters complained that the 65-foot drop from the dam was not enough to make high-diving interesting.  Steps were immediately taken to erect a scaffold so he can make a 110-foot dive.

1971
The Aztec Theater promised “a new concept in entertainment” with the transformation into a multiplex, called the Aztec-3.

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