November 6 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
Canadian and British troops capture Passchendaele. This is effectively the end of The Third Battle of Ypres.

1953
Fifty-cent shaves are a thing of the past in San Antonio barber shops. New price set by the San Antonio Barbers assn. is 75 cents.

1957
William Holman, 32, takes over today as librarian of the San Antonio Public Library.

1980
City Council approves the Metropolitan Planning Organization’s plan to purchase motorized replica streetcars to replace buses on downtown El Centro shuttle routes.

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