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October 6 in San Antonio history...

1916
In an automobile draped in yellow bunting (right), stamped in large black letters with the words “Suffrage Special,” and “Votes for Women,” Mrs. J. M. Young along with Mesdames Fitzhugh Lee, Rena Maverick Green and Mattie Walthall Leman leave for Floresville to promote the Equal Franchise Society and women’s suffrage.

1968
HemisFair ’68 comes to a close with a final total of 6,384,482 attendees.

1993
Bill Miller Barbeque Enterprises donates the site of the former Fiesta Plaza Mall (derisively referred to as the “pink elephant”) to the University of Texas system for a downtown UTSA campus.

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