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November 3 in San Antonio history...

1878
The Edison phonograph made its first appearance in the Alamo City – in the Alamo Literary Hall.

1956 
The 1939 classic film “The Wizard of Oz” is broadcast on television for the first time.  It shows on KENS Channel 5 from 8 to 10 p.m.  The Texas A&M Aggies football game with Arkansas is shown from 8 to 10:30 p.m. on WOAI Channel 4.  It is not known who got the most viewers.  (The Aggies won, by the way, 27-0.)

1960
The Harte-Hanks company buys shares in the San Antonio Express newspaper from the Grice family.

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