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August 30 in San Antonio history...

August 30 in San Antonio history...

1856
The San Antonio Herald, a weekly newspaper, published by J. M. West  & J. P. Newcomb, ceases publication.

1948
Creation of a metropolitan health district which will finance the operation of the Robert B. Green and other county hospitals was underway today. The plan was given impetus when Alamo Heights voted a 15-cent tax levy as its contribution.

1983
A 9-by-12 inch lithograph entitled “Marcelle Lender – en Buste” by famed artist Toulouse-Latrec is stolen from the McNay Art Museum.  The painting was done in 1896 and is valued at about $25,000.  The thieves placed a typewritten note in the display stating “Temporarily Removed from Exhibit.”

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