Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Events & News


January 3 in San Antonio history...

Prentice Newman, the San Antonio mechanic who invented the fourth aeroplane to be tried in this country, soared to a height of 70 feet above the ground yesterday.  The machine, towed by an automobile, crashed after the tow rope broke but Newman was uninjured.

A month before their appearance on the Ed Sullivan show, the Beatles are shown on American television for the first time – on the Jack Paar Show at 9 p.m. on WOAI Channel 4.

Gymnast Cathy Rigby (right) debuts as Peter Pan in a World Premiere engagement at the Convention Center Arena.

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