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October 19 in San Antonio history...

1937
Emma Tenayuca and Homer Bartchy, known as Homer Brooks, are married by a Justice of the Peace here in San Antonio.

1949
Bexar County’s brand new coliseum was “open for business” with the two-day performance of the Ringling Brothers – Barnum & Bailey Circus.

1973
Emmy award-winning actress Ann B. Davis (right) will help open the fifth annual Volksfest on Paseo del Rio at 5 p.m. tonight at the Commerce Street Bridge.  Currently appearing in ABC’s “The Brady Bunch,” Miss Davis will be in traditional German costume and will take a boat tour of the festival area.

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