September 13 in San Antonio history…

1918 – World War I
San Antonio businessman Kash Levine calls upon customers to help liquidate inventory in case he is called to go “over the top.”

1957
The northern lights, visible from San Antonio for the first time in many years, had lawmen frantically looking for “the big fire” early Friday morning.

1987
Pope John Paul II visits San Antonio and gives a Mass for an estimated 350,000 people in Westover Hills on the site of what is today Stevens High School.  He also visits Plaza Guadalupe, Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, San Fernando Cathedral and Municipal Auditorium.

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