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November 28 in San Antonio history...

1730
Sixteen immigrant families from the Canary Islands arrive in San Antonio.

1980
Yesterday’s Thanksgiving dinner in the Convention Center, provided by Raul Jimenez, consisted of 400 turkeys, 2,000 pounds of stuffing, a quantity of vegetables beyond estimation and 400 pumpkin pies.  Mr. Jimenez said about the dinner, “We come here with nothing and we leave here with nothing.  What counts is what we do in between.”

1994pace
San Antonio’s Pace Foods Ltd. is sold to Campbell Soup Company for $1.1 billion. Campbell Soup is based in…. New Jersey? Get a rope.

 

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