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June 26 in San Antonio history...

1918
Beginning this morning, Bexar County women are able to obtain registration receipts to enable them to vote in the upcoming July primary.  The receipts must be obtained at the courthouse in the office of the tax collector.

1946
The mayor and city commissioners have approved $10,000 to purchase DDT to be used for polio control.

1991
Southwestern Bell officials announced that South Texas would soon have two area codes.  San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley would remain 512 and Austin, Corpus Christi and Kingsville would receive a new but as yet undetermined designation.  The change is slated to take place in late 1992 or early 1993.
[Despite what the article stated, San Antonio’s area code changed to 210 on Nov. 1, 1992]

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