March 13 in San Antonio history…

1878
The first telephone line in San Antonio is installed, from the City Water Works to the pump house at the headwaters of the San Antonio River.

1934
After reading how John Dillinger escaped from an Illinois jail, a San Antonio prisoner changed clothers with a cellmate and tried to bluff his way out as a visitor. Guards recognized him.

1960
The Ink Spots entertain at Club Carnival.

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