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November 12 in San Antonio history...

1911
“The Great Blue Norther of 1911” arrives in San Antonio, dropping temperatures 35 degrees, but not nearly as extreme as it was in the Midwest.  In Springfield, Missouri, the temperature swung from 80 degrees to 13 in a matter of hours!

1915
The Stinson School of Flying, the first flight school operated by a woman, is opened by Emma Beaver Stinson.  Its heritage lives on in the current airport code for Stinson Airport, SSF.

1942
The Harry Hertzberg Circus Room is formally opened at the San Antonio Public Library.

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