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June 8 in San Antonio history...

1929
Construction of the Sunken Garden Theater is begun.

1946
The state department of health called for the chlorination of all water supplies in San Antonio, in spite of opposition to the measure from the city water board which fears it will cause “hysteria.”

1962
A front page article in the San Antonio Light declares that a Texan and former U.S. Marine who once said he “would never return to the United States for any reason” was on his way home with his baby daughter and Russian bride. His name? Lee Harvey Oswald.

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