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February 2 in San Antonio history...

February 2 in San Antonio history...

1928
Victor’s Harlandale Theater (right) has its formal grand opening at 5600 South Flores Street, showing “Rose of the Golden West” starring Mary Astor.

1968
Hemisfair Arena holds its grand opening with a performance by the Harlem Globetrotters and Washington Generals. Joining the two teams were Bob Hayes, “The World’s Fastest Human,” and a lineup of variety acts that performed before the game and during intermission.

1980
Jack LaLanne and Arnold Schwarzenegger make personal appearances at the grand opening of the International Fitness Center location at 9926 San Pedro Avenue.

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