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November 15 in San Antonio history...

1924
Sale of the Congregation Beth-El Jewish temple at Travis and Jefferson to Lane Taylor for a minimum of $100,000 was announced by the organization which plans a $225,000 temple to be located in Laurel Heights.

1937
This Lil’ Abner cartoon featuring Sadie Hawkins, “the homeliest gal” in Dogpatch, appears in the San Antonio Express (right).  The cartoon led to the creation of Sadie Hawkins dances and Sadie Hawkins Days where traditional gender roles are reversed.

1956
Municipal Auditorium features “The Biggest ‘In Person’ Show of ’56” with Bill Haley & His Comets, The Platters, Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers, Clyde McPhatter, The Clovers, Chuck Berry, Ella Johnson, Shirley & Lee, Shirley Gunther, The Flairs and  Buddy Johnson & His Big Band.

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