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September 11 in San Antonio history…

1842
General Woll and his Mexican army invades San Antonio. He was to capture San Antonio, then reconnoiter the Guadalupe River down to Gonzales-all within one month – but was repulsed by Texan troops in the battle of Salado Creek on the eighteenth, evacuated San Antonio two days later, and returned to Coahuila.

1967
“The Carol Burnett Show,” featuring former San Antonian Carol Burnett, debuts at 9:00 p.m. on KENS Channel 5.  The show features guest stars Jim Nabors and Vicki Lawrence (right and below.)

2001
San Antonians, shocked by the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington D.C., unite to pray, donate blood and help out in this time of crisis.

 

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September 11 in San Antonio history…

1842
General Woll and his Mexican army invades San Antonio. He was to capture San Antonio, then reconnoiter the Guadalupe River down to Gonzales-all within one month – but was repulsed by Texan troops in the battle of Salado Creek on the eighteenth, evacuated San Antonio two days later, and returned to Coahuila.

1934
The first F.H.A. loan was made in San Antonio with the federal government co-signing the note of E.K. Aszmann, 313 Regina.  The loan was for remodeling a bathroom.

20019-11
San Antonians, shocked by the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington D.C., unite to pray, donate blood and help out in this time of crisis.