July 26 in San Antonio history…

1905
The bartender at a Main Plaza saloon was shot by a customer who claimed he got too little beer in his 10-cent bucket.

1917
A Camp Kelly soldier was sentenced to seven year’s hard labor for saying “I don’t like that damned fellow, Wilson.”

1975
The San Antonio Wings win their home opener, 27-10 over the Charlotte Hornets, in front of 12,325 fans at Alamo Stadium.  The league folds in October 1975, however.

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