October 1 in San Antonio history…

1959
Maj. Gen. Otis Benson Jr., longtime chief of the Air Force School of Aviation Medicine, will head the new Aerospace Medical center being activated at Brooks AFB today. This was disclosed in a talk on Sept 22 at Lackland Chapel No. 2 by Brig. Gen, James G. Moore, base hospital commander. Moore said the Aerospace center will include new headquarters at Brooks and will control the School of Aviation Medicine, Lackland hospital and the medical branch at Gunter AFB in Alabama.

1969
The Century South theater holds its grand opening.

2011
The Wolfson Building at Main and Commerce burns for a second time (January 24, 1904) and is completely destroyed.   Flames also damage the first seven floors of the adjacent Riverview Towers.

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