March 19 in San Antonio history…

1932
Thomas Jefferson High School is dedicated.

1943
A crowd inspired by music from the instruments of eight San Antonio high school bands, the presence of Lt. William Holden, film actor now serving in the Air Corps, and high ranking military officials, purchased $56,770,930.80 in war bonds and stamps at the General Krueger Victory Concert in Municipal Auditorium.

1980
Rosita Fernandez, accompanied by Los Conquistadores, appears at the grand opening of Waco’s newest mall, the 750,000 sq. ft. Richland Fashion Mall.

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