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March 4 in San Antonio history...

1882
First mention of electric lighting in a San Antonio theatre, in the Vaudeville Theater, at the northwest corner of Soledad and Commerce Streets.

1886
The building at the “Jack Harris Corner” containing Sim Hart’s tobacco shop, the Vaudeville Theater and the Elite Restaurant is destroyed by fire.

1971
Miss Jean Woodward, professor of mathematics at Trinity University, is the speaker at the 4 p.m. meeting of the Substitute Teachers in the San Antonio School Board Auditorium. Anyone interested in the new math is invited.

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