November 1 in San Antonio history…
The United States Arsenal is begun to be built on its present site.
San Antonio’s telephone area code changes from 512 to 210.
The new $190 million SBC Center opens with the Spurs defeating the Toronto Raptors, 91-72, in front of a sold-out crowd of 18,787. The Raptors score an NBA-record low six points in the fourth quarter. George Strait performs a sold-out show in the new arena the following night.