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October 31 in San Antonio history...

October 31 in San Antonio history...

1874
The bell for St. Mark’s Episcopal Church arrives from Troy, NY.  It was cast from a cannon at the Alamo at the expense of Samuel A. Maverick.

1993
The mercury plummets to 27 degrees, making for frigid trick-or-treating and setting numerous records for the date:
– The lowest temperature for Oct. 31, breaking the mark of 33 degrees reported in 1980.
– The lowest temperature ever in October, surpassing the 32 degrees recorded Oct. 30, 1917.
– The lowest temperature so early in the season, once again breaking the 32 degrees reported Oct. 30, 1917.
– It was the first time since record-keeping began in 1885 for the lowest temperature in October to drop into the 20′s.

1997
The classic “Rumours” lineup of Fleetwood Mac performs at the Alamodome in support of their live album “The Dance.”

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