Saturday, November 6, 2010

November 6 in San Antonio history...

1909
The 11th annual International Fair at San Antonio formally was opened today by Gov. T. M. Campbell. The ceremony followed a big street parade viewed by thousands of spectators.

1919
Enrico Caruso, world-famous grand opera tenor, with members of his company, passed through San Antonio today in a special car over the I.G. N. en route from Mexico to New York.

1949
The 104-piece Brackenride High School Band, directed by Irvin Dreibrodt, won the best all-around band award at the annual Texas university band day parade at Austin yesterday. Sixty-six bands participated.

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