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August 20 in San Antonio history…

1918
Married women will hereafter be permitted to secure positions to public schools of the city as the result of the action taken today at a meeting of the San Antonio School Board.  The action was taken as a “war time necessity” with the provision that each applicant be passed upon individually.

1940
Norwegian soprano Kirsten Flagstad performs at the Sunken Garden Theater.

1957
San Antonio’s picturesque old Spanish trails seem to be a little too much for the city’s new $1 million downtown traffic signal system.  Stewart Fischer, city traffic engineer, admitted Friday that the electronic brain that controls the system was not working as well as he had hoped.  He said it would take time to adjust the new system to the city’s street patterns.

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