January 17 in San Antonio history…

1858
The Casino Club and Opera House is completed on Market Street and opened with a German performance.

1917
Oysters are served at the annual alumni meeting of St. Mary’s College, thus beginning the tradition of Oyster Bake.

1932
The new Central Catholic High School is dedicated.

 

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