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April 23 in San Antonio history…

1900
At today’s meeting of the City Council, Alderman Barker introduced the following resolution, which was adopted (allowing the property donated by Caroline Kampmann to become the site for the new Carnegie Library):
That the deeds of Mrs. Kampmann, together with all papers, abstracts, stipulations and conditions on be referred to the city attorney to report at the next meeting of the city council to determine wherein the conditions of the Kampmann proposition are such as to properly safeguard the city in the future in the peaceable possession of the said property as library site.

1917April 23 in San Antonio history...
Dorian Leigh (right), arguably the world’s first supermodel, was born Dorian Elizabeth Leigh Parker in San Antonio.

1979
Archbishop Francis Furey dies and is succeeded by Archbishop Patrick Flores.

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