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May 25 in San Antonio history...

1690
First Mass in Texas is performed at Mission Nuestro Padre San Francisco de los Tejas on the coast. (First Spanish Mission in Texas).

1838
The city limits ate fixed at “one league in every direction from the city [San Fernando] church.” (Specifically, from the cross atop the dome.)

1946
The polio count rises to 30 confirmed cases in the city.  Harlandale superintendent Dillard McCollum announces that the Harlandale schools will not reopen this year but seniors will have graduation ceremonies once the polio quarantine is lifted.

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