Saturday, June 19, 2021

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July 31 in San Antonio history

Two thousand pecan shellers walked off the job in San Antonio and threw up picket lines around all the local pecan shelling plants bringing the industry to a standstill.

Despite the lifting of the polio ban, eight children remain in the isolation ward and 15 are recuperating in the observation ward at Robert B. Green hospital. The victims range from 18 months to 18 years old.

Tropical Storm Amelia stalls over South Texas, beginning three days of continuous rain over the Guadalupe River basin leading to widespread flooding and evacuations. Medina receives 48″ of rain, a record not only for Texas but any tropical cyclone impacting the continental United States.

Categories: Texana
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