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December 30 in San Antonio history...

1906
The Chapel at Incarnate Word College (Brackenridge Villa) is completed.

1976
KONO radio holds “The Annual KONO Radio Drunkathon.”  KONO disc jockey Michael Black drinks than a half dozen one-ounce shots of hard liquor in the presence of a San Antonio police officer to illustrate how easy it is to become legally intoxicated. He undertook the experiment as an example of what can happen to a drunk and why who drink New Year’s Eve shouldn’t drive.  After seven drinks, he is declared legally intoxicated and pulled off the air.  He took his own advice and was chauffeured home.

2010
The Milam Diner (right), a downtown fixture, closes after 79 years.

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