April 22 in San Antonio history…
The Rowles Sales Company at 535 Delaware is displaying the new DuMont Royal Sovereign – the largest TV currently made. It has a gigantic 30″ screen. The cabinet is 47 inches high, 49 inches wide and 27 inches deep and also contains an FM radio and an attachment for a phonograph. The TV sells for $1800.00. (This is $15,374.16 in today’s money.)
Tonight’s River Parade features celebrity guests, Don Knotts and Miss Universe 1967, Sylvia Hitchcock .
RepublicBank receives a permit from city council to demolish the Texas Theater. The Conservation Society receives a federal court order to delay the demolition for 60 days.