Sunday, November 17, 2019

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October 15 in San Antonio history...

1955
Local television station WOAI Channel 4 begins broadcasting in color from its studios today.  WOAI is the sixteenth station in the world to be equipped to telecast live local color programs.  The station has invested $500,000 in new equipment and construction to facilitate color broadcasting.  The WOAI-TV color system is compatible with black and white so that all viewers without color televisions will be able to view the broadcasts in monochrome.

1957
Contractor Joe Joeris of San Antonio was the low bidder on the contract for Highlands High School with a bid of $2,159,600.  The school will be built to hold 2,400 students and is scheduled to be ready by the fall of 1958.

2014
The Eagles bring their “History of the Eagles” tour to the SBC Center.  Sadly, it will be the last appearance in San Antonio for the band.  Founding member Glenn Frey passed away on January 18, 2016.

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