August 17 in San Antonio history…

1955audie
World War II war hero Audie Murphy is in San Antonio for the world premiere of his autobiographical movie, “To Hell and Back,” at the Majestic today.

1956
The Edwards Aquifer reaches its all-time low of 612.5 feet.

1968
Roy Rogers and his wife, Dale Evans, entertain at Hemisfair in the Theater of Performing Arts (now Lila Cockrell Theater.)

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