October 3 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
It is reported in the papers today that Germany has opened an attack on Serbia in the Balkans.

1860
A crowd of at least two thousand people turned out to hear Governor Sam Houston speak in San Pedro Springs park.  His speech was followed by a barbecue dinner on the grounds.

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H.E.B. opens its first grocery store in San Antonio at 1802 N. Main St.

1992
Ozzy Osbourne, Alice in Chains &  Blind Melon play a show at Joe & Harry Freeman Coliseum.  It is Mr. Osbourne’s first appearance in San Antonio since his infamous cenotaph incident ten years earlier.

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