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POSTED: Friday, May 10, 2013 - 6:30am

UPDATED: Friday, May 10, 2013 - 6:44am

A look back on the island's "Splash Day"

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; It was a time of bathing beauties, diving competitions, parades, a regatta, and, unfortunately, a riot.

You might remember those days. Heck, you probably went to it! But the fun didn’t start in the 1950s. It goes further back than that. To read more, head to The Houston Chronicle's website; http://blog.chron.com/bayoucityhistory/2013/05/before-spring-break-there-was-splash-day/?cmpid=houtexhcat

 

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