March 25 in San Antonio history…

1838
The city limits are fixed at “one league in every direction from the city church (San Fernando).”

1889
Mrs. Andrea Castanon de Villanueva, alias Candelaria, petitions for a pension as being the last survivor of the Fall of the Alamo.

1976
An escaped 400-pound lion sparked an impromptu safari early today, terrorizing residents of a cluster of homes just south of the Bexar County line before its recapture five hours later.

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