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October 26 in San Antonio history...

1915
A basketball league was organized for the first time in the history of San Antonio public schools.

1935
The Army’s largest non-rigid dirigible, the TC-13, was lodged in a huge Brooks Field hangar before continuing a journey to Sunnyvale, California.

1945
Ford proclaims today as “V-8 Day” as a play on “V-E” and V-J” Days to promote their brand new 1946 models with V-8 engines.  The new Fords go on display today at Downtown Motors at 415 Main Avenue, Herpel-Gillespie at 321 Broadway and Jordan Motor Company at South Alamo and South St. Mary’s streets.

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