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April 10 in San Antonio history...

1910
Nine nurses walked out of the Physicians and Surgeons Hospital on strike.  Among the nurses’ complaints is the frijol, hamburger and potatoes diet.

Photo courtesy of the UTSA Archives.

1986
The San Antonio Express reports that a demolition permit is being sought to raze the art deco-style Laurel Theater at 2310 San Pedro Avenue in the Monte Vista Historical District. City staff said the owner, Barshop Enterprises, wants to clear the land and has no other site plans. The request will go to the Historic Review Board.

1994
Tom and Ray Magliozzi, better known as “Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers,” bring their NPR “Car Talk” show to the Lila Cockrell Theater for a live broadcast.

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