November 27 in San Antonio history…

1936
Seventy-six years ago today, legendary bluesman Robert Johnson records “Cross Road Blues” in the Gunter Hotel on Houston Street.  The song would later be notably covered by Cream featuring the guitar prowess of Eric Clapton.

1975
The city first begins displaying Christmas lights along the Riverwalk.

1980
The first Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner is held in San Antonio

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