July 19 in San Antonio history…

1917 – World War I
The newspapers report that the draft will begin tomorrow at 9:30 a.m. and 1,374,000 men nationwide will be called.

1943
The crew of the B-17 Flying Fortress “Memphis Belle” will tell the inside story of their 25 bombing missions at the war bond rally to be held in their honor at Municipal Auditorium tonight at 8:30 p.m.

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