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July 6 in San Antonio history

1936
Singer Rudy Vallee and his Connecticut Yankees perform at the Olmos Dinner Club.

1946
If he is arrested for defying the city health board’s polio ban by opening the Highland Terrace Methodist church to children 14 years and under, Rev. Wood H. Patrick, pastor, says he will personally investigate the reported polio cases and obtain affidavits that some of the illnesses are other than polio.

1989
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in New York dissolves all contracts and leases held by Frost Bros. and instructs the defunct retailer to vacate all property by next Friday, July 14.  This effectively ends their nearly 72 year history of high-fashion retailing in San Antonio.

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