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April 17 in San Antonio history...

1884
The corner stone of the additional infirmary at Santa Rosa Hospital is laid.

1920
J.C. Penney opens their first San Antonio store at 305 W. Commerce Street downtown (right).

1993
The East Stage of La Semana Alegre features Napoleon Machine Gun, Ozz Knozz, Mark Farner (from Grand Funk), and… Spinal Tap.  This is the first year for La Semana Alegre to be held on the Coliseum grounds.

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