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April 28 in San Antonio history...

1945
The Kansas City Monarchs play the second game of a two-game series with the Cincinnati-Indianapolis Clowns in a Negro League match at Tech Field today.  The Clowns win again, 8-4.

1960
Joske’s closes the Chuckwagon and Camelia Room restaurants to all patrons.  African-American patrons requested service on the 22nd but were refused.  White patrons behind them in line were seated and the restaurants were closed for the day.  Picketing began the next morning at 10 a.m. in front of the restaurants and has continued until 5 p.m. daily.

1976
“Across the alley from the Alamo” one of the city’s most colorful old hotels is for sale.  The asking price is $750,000 for the Crockett Hotel.

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