Completing moving operations 36 hours ahead of schedule, the San Antonio post office department was firmly settled in its new $1,800,000 building at 3 p. m. today. Postmaster Dan Quill had the distinction of mailing the firstair mall letter. He dropped it in the slot at exactly 2:01 p. m. He did not reveal its destination.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Circus performs under the big top in San Antonio for the last time. All future performances will be in existing coliseums and stadiums.
Presidential candidate Richard Nixon makes campaign speech in San Antonio and places a wreath at the Alamo.
San Antonians interested in politics went to the Alamo to hear him speak. Sports fans were too busy talking about Don Larsen’s perfect game in the World Series the night before.