November 23 in San Antonio history…

1936
Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson records eight songs during the first of three recording sessions in San Antonio. The songs include “Sweet Home Chicago”, “I Believe I’ll Dust My Broom” and “Terraplane Blues.”

1957
For the first time in at least six years, snow fell on San Antonio today for several hours, leaving the city under a beautiful blanket of white.

1966
The Wonder Theater opens at Wonderland Shopping City showing “Not With My Wife You Don’t.”
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Posted on November 23, 2013, in Texana and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. I just saw a City Confidential episode on the Biography channel about Robert Johnson’s life and death and they mentioned the San Antonio recording sessions! What a coincidence that the episode came on just this past week.

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