April 25 in San Antonio history…

1831
Thirty-five year-old Kentuckian James Bowie marries 19-year-old Ursula Veramendi in San Fernando Cathedral.  Ursula Bowie will die of cholera on Sept. 10, 1833 in Monclova, Mexico.  James Bowie will die on March 6, 1836 defending the Alamo.

1876
Contruction begins on the Quadrangle at Fort Sam Houston.

1881
St.  Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral Church is consecrated.

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