December 23 in San Antonio history…

1820
Moses Austin, father of Stephen F. Austin, is in San Antonio.

1885
The hearts of many local boys have been saddened to learn that an ordinance prohibiting the shooting of fireworks in the city limits will be strictly enforced during the Christmas holiday.

1936
Thirty-four inmates of the county jail will be granted a substantial Christmas present – their freedom.

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