August 23 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
Official announcement was made at the White House today that “as soon as all the facts regarding the Arabic are ascertained, our course of action will be determined.” Secretary Lansing said the situation was exactly as it stood Saturday: that no steps had been taken other than to get accurate information as to what had taken place.

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The newest and biggest addition to the San Antonio Public Library’s fleet of four bookmobiles went into service today.  The green and cream bookmobile, complete with a stork emblem indicating its new arrival, went into service at the Sunset Ridge Shopping Center.

1994
Hootie & the Blowfish play Sneakers nightclub in their first San Antonio appearance. God’s Child opens the show.

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