April 3 in San Antonio history…

1855 
The San Antonio Herald, a weekly newspaper formerly known as the Alamo Star, published their first issue.

1883 
The weekly San Antonio Evening Light is discontinued and, under new management, the first issue of the San Antonio Daily Light newspaper rolls off the printing press.

1981
Henry Cisneros is elected mayor of San Antonio, becoming the first Mexican-American mayor in a major U.S. city.  His opponent was John Steen.

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