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October 17 in San Antonio history...

1910
The first person in San Antonio to be arrested and charged with operating an automobile through the streets and making an unusually loud and unnecessary noise is J. L. Garry, a chauffeur.

1998>October 17 in San Antonio history...
A storm system dumps a record daily rainfall of 11.26 inches on San Antonio, causing massive flooding in Olmos Basin and into Alamo Heights (right). It claimed 29 lives in seven counties, left more than 10,000 people displaced from their homes and caused about $1 billion in property damage.

2003
Ground is broken for San Antonio’s new Toyota production plant.

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