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November 30 in San Antonio history...

1945
San Antonio was assigned channel allocations for five television stations by the Federal Communications Commission today.   None of the managers of local stations, however, could see television for San Antonio within a year, and some estimated it would be 1950 before it is available here beyond the experimental stage.

1977
“Bing Crosby’s Merrie Olde Christmas” airs on KENS Channel 5 at 8 p.m. after “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”  Crosby recorded the Christmas special a little over a month before his death on Oct. 14, 1977.  The highlight of the show is his duet with David Bowie on “Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy.”

2005
A ceremony at Mark Twain Middle School marks the completion of a $17.2 million dollar addition and renovation project that more than doubles the size of the school by adding and renovating classrooms.

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