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June 20 in San Antonio history...

USAA is founded in the Gunter Hotel.

Two new cases of polio were reported today with one new fatality.  The total has now surpassed that of the polio epidemic that swept the city from September 29 through December 31, 1942.  During that period, there were 54 cases of polio in the city limits and 10 in the county, with 22 cases reported in December 1942 alone.

San Antonio chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People today voted unanimously to instruct its legal redress committee to take immediate steps to have the city’s segregated swimming pool ordinance declared unconstitutional.

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