January 6 in San Antonio history…
Boerne State Bank opens for business. It is purchased by San Antonio’s National Bank of Commerce on February 7, 1986. It is converted to a national bank under the name NBC Bank – Boerne on April 30, 1988.
A new “magic-eye” door, the first of its kind in the state, was installed at the St. Anthony Hotel.
The 52-year-old Municipal Auditorium is gutted by fire. The cause of the blaze is attributed to a discarded cigarette.