July 5 in San Antonio history…

1819
A major flood in San Antonio, described as a “solid overflowing stream roaring south, spread east and west from the walls of the former mission San Antonio de Valero (Alamo) all the way to San Pedro Creek.”

1955
The San Antonio Independent School District was going ahead with plans to integrate white and Negro pupils in the city’s public schools.

1985
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers make their first appearance in San Antonio at the Convention Center Arena with Lone Justice opening.

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