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January 31 in San Antonio history...

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The Sunset railroad depot opens in downtown San Antonio (right).

1921
A unique feature of San Antonio’s newest drugstore, Sommers No. 1, at Losoya and Houston streets, is the narrow mezzanine that extends around the entire building and contains glass-front cases in which supplies are stored.

1949
The lowest temperature ever in San Antonio is recorded on this day.  The mercury plunges to a brutally cold 0 degrees Fahrenheit and the city shivers under a 4.7 inch snowfall.

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