January 25 in San Antonio history…

1946
After an hour’s debate the county commissioners voted to accept a deed to Exposition Park from the city as a site for the $1,750,000 coliseum.

1948
Rin-Tin-Tin III and his trainer appear at the Majestic Theater for a benefit to raise money for the March of Dimes.

1985
Ground is broken on the new 239,000 square-foot campus of Texas Military Institute located near Camp Bullis.  Scheduled to open in the fall of 1986, the 60-acre site will include a chapel, media center, computer center, classroom centers, athletic fields, a student center, a fieldhouse/gymnasium/natatorium, residence units for 150 boarders, a fine arts center with a 500-seat theater and administrative staff homes.

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