December 5 in San Antonio history…

1924
Street Commissioner Phil Wright announced the new signal lights at Goliad and Water, and Blanco and Woodlawn, would be the popular red-green type used downtown.

1990
Ground is broken on the Alamodome, located on the former Alamo Iron Works site and adjacent property, on the east side of Interstate 37 and across from the HemisFair Park area.

 

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Posted on December 5, 2012, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Leslie Elsasser

    The Big 12 Championship game in 1998 was played in St. Louis, not the Alamodome.

  2. Oops. And so it was. Sorry. Won’t happen again.

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