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November 11 in San Antonio history...

1909 
Nucleus of a fund for erection of a monument to the heroes of the Alamo was started today by J.E. Webb when he donated $500 in the name of his son, J. E. Webb Jr., at a meeting at the International Fair.

1940
The Alamo Cenotaph is dedicated with festivities and an Armistice Day parade.

1966
Althea Gibson comes to San Antonio to play golf in the $12,500 Alamo Open golf tournament.  She becomes the first African-American woman to play in an LPGA event here.

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