September 7 in San Antonio history…

1918
There have been complaints that boys have been trespassing on the grounds of the High School on Main Avenue.  There have been reports that they have also been climbing to the top of the structure and throwing rocks at pedestrians.  Police have been instructed to keep close watch and make arrests if necessary.

1972
The first Folklife Festival opens on the grounds of the Institute of Texan Cultures. 7,546 people attend on opening day.

1984
After existing as two separate newspapers for 66 years, the first issue of the San Antonio Express-News hits the newsstands.

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