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June 18 in San Antonio history...

1856
A caravan of camels went down Main Street on their way to Camp Verde.

1946
An unidentified man fell to his death from the twelfth floor men’s room of the Medical Arts Building this morning.  One new polio case was reported in the city also.

1978
It took a five-man team of workers eight hours to place explosives throughout the building but only nine seconds to demolish the 70-year old Elks Building on the corner of Pecan and Navarro streets this morning.  The building was immortalized on the cigar boxes for Travis Club cigars.

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