July 29 in San Antonio history….

1918 – World War I
Five Sisters of Divine Providence, teachers at Our Lady of the Lake college, declared their intentions to become citizens in front of Deputy Clerk A. I Campbell of the federal court this morning.  Three sisters are from Ireland, one from Prussia and one from Alsace.

1936
Church officials were preparing today to direct the removal of the altar of San Fernando Cathedral in the hope that excavation beneath the floor of the church might produce the bones of the Alamo heroes.

1976
An estimated 100,000 people turned out today for the grand opening of Windsor Park Mall, San Antonio’s largest enclosed regional shopping center.

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