Sunday, November 14, 2010

November 14 in San Antonio history...

1896
Quite a crowd gathered on Alamo Plaza last night to take in a patent medicine man's little entertainment act and free show.

1923

Harry Houdini escapes from a locked crate on the stage of (old) Majestic Theater.

1936
With science predicting that half of America will be living in trailers within the next 15 years, San Antonio was at the start of a record-breaking tourist season and the title "Highway gypsy capital of the U.S."

1987
Wonderland Mall reopens as Crossroads Mall.

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