Saturday, December 14, 2019

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November 28 in San Antonio history...

1730
Sixteen immigrant families from the Canary Islands arrive in San Antonio.

1938
Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys record “San Antonio Rose” at the Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth.  The song is an instrumental and will become a huge hit when re-recorded in 1940 with lyrics.

1994pace
San Antonio’s Pace Foods Ltd. is sold to Campbell Soup Company for $1.1 billion. Campbell Soup is based in…New Jersey? Get a rope.

The Texana/Genealogy Department wishes all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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