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January 13 in San Antonio history...

1965wolff&marx
Joske’s buys out longtime department store rival Wolff & Marx.

1977
City Councilman is sworn in for his 50-day turn as San Antonio’s mayor pro-tem.  His term actually begins Monday the 17th but today was the only satisfactory time for the official ceremony.  At 30 years of age, he becomes the youngest mayor in San Antonio history.

1993
A grave believed to hold the remains of Texas hero Col. Ben Milam was uncovered in the center of Milam Park by construction workers. The grave is located on the spot where the Friends of Milam Park had plans to put an 18th-century-style gazebo. A concrete footer where a gray stone monument used to stand also was uncovered.

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