September 13 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
Agents from the Department of Justice will meet with James F. P. Archibald regarding the Dumba affair when he arrives in New York today from Holland.  Gold bars worth $111,615,000 that arrived from England in the past two weeks are ready to be coined into American gold pieces.  They will be used to establish a credit in this country to pay for the purchase of war munitions by England. The melting department has ruled that only American coin may be received by the sub-treasury in New York.

1963
The R.C. Cole High School Golden Cougars win their first football game, 8-0, over the Comfort Bobcats.

1987
Pope John Paul II visits San Antonio and gives a Mass for an estimated 350,000 people in Westover Hills on the site of what is today Stevens High School.  He also visits Plaza Guadalupe, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, San Fernando Cathedral and Municipal Auditorium. (photo courtesy of the San Antonio Express-News)

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