July 26 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1914091
The San Antonio Light prints the headline “Powers in Europe on Brink of Great War (right).”

1981
The first jazz mass ever celebrated at a Catholic church in this area – and possibly in the entire Southwest – is held in San Fernando Cathedral.  Jim Cullum and the Happy Jazz Band provided their interpretations of hymns and spirituals to a 7:30 p.m. service conducted by Father Louis White.

2006
Bo Bice, runner-up to Carrie Underwood on American Idol, performs at Sunset Station.

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