October 24 in San Antonio history…

1960
The epic John Wayne movie The Alamo has its world premiere at the Woodlawn Theater on Fredricksburg Road in San Antonio.

1972
Muhammad Ali fights an exhibition match in Municipal Auditorium.

1977
San Antonio’s FM1604 is now officially designated Loop 1604.  Previously, the route designated as FM1604 extended from north of IH10 east of San Antonio around the city to Highway 16 in south Bexar County.  The balance of the loop had been designated FM1589.  Bexar County Commissioners Court named a portion of the loop as Charles W. Anderson Loop after the late Bexar County Judge.

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