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March 22 in San Antonio history...

1884
Joe Foster dies of a wound he received in the Vaudeville Theater shootout on March 11.

1956
In advance of a May 12 Federal Court hearing, the City Council repeals the June 19, 1954 ordinance (No. 20307) prohibiting people of color from city swimming pools.

1958
Municipal Auditorium features the second performance of the Broadway touring company of “No Time For Sergeants.”  The play features Charles Hohman as “Will Stockdale,” a role he took over from Andy Griffith.  The San Antonio Light calls the show “A Real Rib Buster.”

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