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March 30 in San Antonio history...

1967
Ground is broken for the Lone Star Hall of Texas History with a 30-foot high shovel at the Hemisfair site today.  Standing atop the shovel were Lone Star Brewery President Harry Jersig and Executive Vice-President Charles Kuper.

1971
A runaway mountain lion lost by Eugene Blue, 131 Waugh, was found by an unknown benefactor about 8:30 pm yesterday and taken to the San Antonio zoo.  The animal was found, according to officials, “somewhere between San Antonio and Blanco.” Police had been searching for the cat this morning after Blue had reported it missing.

1973
The Dallas Times Herald said today that a San Antonio group has reached satisfactory terms for purchase of the Dallas Chaparrals of the American Basketball Association. The newspaper said the sale price is around $1 million and is expected to be announced over the weekend if the ABA approves.

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