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May 9 in San Antonio history...

1932
The USS Akron, mightiest of the dirigibles, passed over the Smith-Young Tower at dusk today. Harold O. Rosendahl, 1934 W. Magnolia, sent a message to his brother Charles E. Rosendahl, commanding the ship. (The Akron would be involved in an accident two days later in San Diego leading to the deaths of two Navy sailors.)

1940
Stinson Field & Cemetery, Harlandale, Olmos Terrace, Spanish Acres, West Woodlawn and Hot Wells are all incorporated into the city.

1976
CIA Director George Bush told a Trinity University audience yesterday he would withhold sensitive information from Congress if he were certain the information would be leaked to the public.

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