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July 31 in San Antonio history

1934
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.

1946
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.

1978
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.

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