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November 19 in San Antonio history...

1959
After surveys show numerous course failures by San Antonio high school students, educators plead with parents to “crack down in the home” to eliminate these causes of flunking: too much automobile driving, growing number of homework distractions – especially television & uncontrolled social activities – too much running around, and complacency regarding good study habits.

1960
Joske’s debuts their Christmas “Fantasy Land” on the fourth floor of their main store downtown. (Photo courtesy of the Institute of Texan Cultures.)

1991
San Antonio is awarded the 1993 Olympic Festival.

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