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August 8 in San Antonio history...

1936
Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra begin a one-week engagement at the Olmos Dinner Club on San Pedro Avenue.

1949
The Parks Department today started its fourth round of DDT spraying of the city. Each round takes about 20 days at a cost of $300 a day according to Joe Ridgeway, superintendent of rivers and ditches

1987
The doors close for the final time on the downtown Joske’s store (right) to prepare for a storewide renovation and transformation into Dillard’s.

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