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December 19 in San Antonio history...

1937
If snow falls in San Antonio on Christmas or New Year’s it will indeed be a miracle.  In the 52 years the weather bureau has kept records, snow has never fallen on those days.

1979
Mayor Lila Cockrell and other dignitaries cut the ribbon opening the new 502-room Marriott (Riverwalk) hotel.

1999
Local entertainer, street performer and downtown fixture, George “Bongo Joe” Coleman, dies at age 76.

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