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January 13 in San Antonio history...

1856
The cornerstone of St. Mary’s Catholic Church is laid.

1890
There is a complaint that the keeper at one of the missions permits visitors to take away, for a consideration, mementoes of the place, such as heads of cherubs and other carvings.  Someone should attend to this.

1977
City Councilman Henry Cisneros is sworn in for his 50-day turn as San Antonio’s mayor pro-tem.  His term actually begins Monday the 17th but today was the only satisfactory time for the official ceremony.  At 30 years of age, he becomes the youngest mayor in San Antonio history.

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