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April 27 in San Antonio history...

1914
The City Council gives authority to the Scientific Society to establish a zoological garden in Brackenridge Park.  This is the beginning of the San Antonio Zoo.

1974
A 22-year old streaker jumped on a float in the Fiesta Flambeau parade.  He was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge, pled guilty and assessed a $200 fine in Municipal Court.  He was not released, however.  He was held in custody as he was wanted by Armed Forces Police for being AWOL from the Air Force since last December.

1986
The first heart transplant in San Antonio was performed by a team of surgeons from Medical Center Hospital and the UT Health Science Center.

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