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June 5 in San Antonio history...

1938
The scale model of Columbia, featuring the inverted shields of the United States and Texas and sculpted for the $100,000 Alamo Cenotaph by Pompeo Coppini, is exhibited at a private showing in his studio at 111 Melrose Place from 4 to 6 p.m.

1946
W. D. Masterson, chairman of the water board, said that the current polio outbreak could not be traced to the water supply, as it was checked daily and no contamination has been found.  The heath department did recommend, however, that drinking water from shallow wells in the city be boiled.

1969
The University of Texas at San Antonio is established on this date.

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