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November 29 in San Antonio history…
1958 After a three-month experiment, radio station KAKI changes its call letters back to KTSA. 1963 Linus Baer and the Lee Volunteers outlast Warren McVea and the Brackenridge Eagles, 55-48, in what would later be voted the greatest football game ever played in San Antonio. 1972 HEB opens their first “Futuremarket” concept store at Wurzbach and IH-10.Filed under: Texana […]

November 28 in San Antonio history…
1896 The San Antonio baseball club is organized. 1985 Karen Teresa Daidone is believed to be the first test tube baby born in San Antonio. 1994 San Antonio’s Pace Foods Ltd. is sold to Campbell Soup Company for $1.1 billion.  Campbell Soup is based in….   New Jersey?   Get a rope.Filed under: Texana Tagged: […]

November 27 in San Antonio history…
1936 Seventy-six years ago today, legendary bluesman Robert Johnson records “Cross Road Blues” in the Gunter Hotel on Houston Street.  The song would later be notably covered by Cream featuring the guitar prowess of Eric Clapton. 1975 The city first begins displaying Christmas lights along the Riverwalk. 1980 The first Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner is […]


African American Funeral Programs of San Antonio
Visit The Portal to Texas History to view San Antonio Public Library's collection of African American funeral programs. The collection consists of over 1,000 programs that date from 1935 to present day and depicts the African American community in Bexar County.

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