September 5 in San Antonio history…

1907
Today was house cleaning day at the Grand Opera House but without benefit of broom or dust pan. The work is done by a small nozzle at the end of a long rubber hose. Dirt is drawn through the hose into two tanks. The device is called a vacuum cleaner.

1948download
St. Gerard’s High School  (right) is dedicated.

2000
The mercury reaches 111 degrees – the hottest day in San Antonio history.

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