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March 13 in San Antonio history...

1884
The Vaudeville Theater, closed by police after the shooting of Ben Thompson and King Fisher two days ago, was reopened. Few people attended, however.

1934
After reading how John Dillinger escaped from an Illinois jail, a San Antonio prisoner changed clothers with a cellmate and tried to bluff his way out as a visitor. Guards recognized him.

1989
The space shuttle Discovery flight STS-29, the third flight since the Challenger disaster, lifts off from Cape Canaveral with San Antonio native Col. John E. Blaha (right) as the pilot.  Blaha would also pilot STS-33 later that same year.

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