January 6 in San Antonio history…

1906
Boerne State Bank opens for business.  It is purchased by San Antonio’s National Bank of Commerce on February 7, 1986.  It is converted to a national bank under the name NBC Bank – Boerne on April 30, 1988.

1936
A new “magic-eye” door, the first of its kind in the state, was installed at the St. Anthony Hotel.

1979
The 52-year-old Municipal Auditorium is gutted by fire. The cause of the blaze is attributed to a discarded cigarette.

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