From the archives of The Daily News for Dec. 28:

In 1913, Santa Claus went to visit inmates at St. Mary’s Orphanage.

In 1913, the 51st anniversary of Battle of Galveston was scheduled for New Year’s Day.

In 1963, Galveston firemen broke in a new firefighter at the central station: a Dalmatian.

In 1963, Rosenberg Library received a $1,500 gift from siblings in College Station who were descendants of Republic of Texas pioneers.

In 1988, health officials issued a warning against eating raw shellfish to people with immune deficiency.

In 1988, Helen Stewart Truscott was sworn in as Hitchcock’s municipal judge.

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