April 22 in San Antonio history…

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Tonight’s River Parade features celebrity guests, Don Knotts and Miss Universe 1967, Sylvia Hitchcock (right).

1982
RepublicBank receives a permit from city council to demolish the Texas Theater.  The Conservation Society receives a federal court order to delay the demolition for 60 days.

1989
Mayor Henry Cisneros takes his campaign for the $46.4 million library bond issue to the South Side, pointing to expansion needs of the branch library facilities there.  “This is exactly what we need to do more of – to have young people taking free time on Saturdays and on summer days and adding to their reading capabilities, but we’ve got to have the facilities to do it,” the mayor said.

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Posted on April 22, 2016, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Janelle Williams

    Don’t forget to remember those who were killed or wounded @the Battle of Flowers Parade on April 27, 1979.

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