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August 3 in San Antonio history...

1918 – World War I
Because of the war, the National League baseball season of 1918 will end no later than September 2.  Immediately afterward, the winning club will participate in a world series with the American League pennant winners, provided that arrangements for such a contest can be made.

1948
Radio station KONO changes frequency from 1400 MHZ to 860 MHz.  It’s still there and simulcast on 101.1 FM.

1987
Miss Metroplex, Courtney Ann Gibbs, 20, is crowned Miss Texas-USA in the Municipal Auditorium.  The pageant is televised live to more than six million viewers statewide. Miss Bedford, Gretchen Polhemus, is second runner up and would not only win Miss Texas-USA two years later but go on to be crowned Miss USA.

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