June 18 in San Antonio history…

1971
Southwest Airlines begins air service to San Antonio, Dallas and Houston with six roundtrips DAL-SAT and 12 roundtrips DAL-IAH with $20 one-way fares.

1978
The 66-year-old Elks Building at Navarro and Pecan streets becomes the first building to be imploded in San Antonio.  The building was the former home of the Travis Club and was immortalized on the boxes for Travis Club cigars.

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Posted on June 18, 2012, in Texana and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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    June 18, 1939
    On the anniversary of his famed flight to Ireland, Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan took as his bride yesterday afternoon, his childhood sweetheart, Miss Elizabeth Marvin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.M. Marvin, 507 Terrell Rd. The wedding was in the chapel of the First Baptist Church.

    The Light has articles and pictures of the event July 18, 1939

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