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March 28 in San Antonio history...

1876
“The police look well their new uniforms – much more respectable in appearance than formerly – but the wearing of a rough pistol outside the neat blue suit is in very bad taste.” – San Antonio Daily Express newspaper.

1897
The addition of a band tournament as one of the features of the Battle of Flowers this year adds interest to the event. Bands are expected to come from all over the state.

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The new Magnolia gas station at Broadway and the Austin Highway opens for business (photo, right, taken in 2011).

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