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January 6 in San Antonio history...

1912
The purchase of an automobile delivery car by Washer Bros. marks another step in the elimination of the horsedrawn vehicle as a means of bundle delivery in San Antonio.

1979
The 52-year-old Municipal Auditorium is gutted by fire. The cause of the blaze is attributed to a discarded cigarette.

1993
A team of 20 archaeologists digging in the now-drained San Antonio River believe they may have found up to 20 missing Alamo cannons.

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