Saturday, December 14, 2019

Events & News

November 28 in San Antonio history...

Sixteen immigrant families from the Canary Islands arrive in San Antonio.

Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys record “San Antonio Rose” at the Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth.  The song is an instrumental and will become a huge hit when re-recorded in 1940 with lyrics.

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.

The Texana/Genealogy Department wishes all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

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