March 22 in San Antonio history…

1915 – World War I
The seige of Przemysl came to an end today as Austrian defenders of the Galician fortress surrendered to the Russian armies that have been bombarding it for months.

1924
The San Antonio Conservation Society is organized to save the old Market House and the San Antonio River.

1956
In advance of a May 12 Federal Court hearing, the City Council repeals the June 19, 1954 ordinance (No. 20307) prohibiting people of color from city swimming pools.

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