January 17 in San Antonio history…

1917
Oysters are served at the annual alumni meeting of St. Mary’s College, thus beginning the tradition of Oyster Bake.

1918
The news reports on the trial of Emma Burgemeister that began yesterday.  Testimony shows that immediately after the killing of Otto Koehler, Miss Burgemeister addmitted the act as hers, claiming it was in self-defense and to protect the honor of her friend.

1932
The new Central Catholic High School is dedicated.

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