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May 24 in San Antonio history...

1944
Bells were installed on the east and west doors of City Hall today and will remind employees at 11 a.m. daily that it is time to observe the city-wide Minute of Prayer sponsored by the Council of Christians and Jews. Mayor Mauermann urged all employees to remain silent for a moment immediately following the bells and to offer a prayer for the safety of the men at the fighting front and for peace.

1946
The total confirmed polio cases in the city rises to 30 for the year, with three more new cases discovered. The city receives three thousand pounds of technical grade DDT from Newark, New Jersey for use in the fogging machines. Two thousand additional pounds have been ordered.

1980
Hipp’s Bubble Room (right) at 1411 McCullough closes.

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