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December 22 in San Antonio history...

1836
On December 22, 1836, the new Texas government form the county government of Bexar, with San Antonio as its County Seat.

1946ballet_russe
The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo performs at the Municipal Auditorium.

1967
The final pre-cast and furnished room (of 496) is flown into place on the 20th floor of the Palacio Del Rio Hotel.  Placement of the last room was scheduled for January 5, but H. B. Zachry’s crews became so adept at hoisting the 35-ton concrete rooms the “last flight” was moved up.

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