November 21 in San Antonio history…

1953
San Antonio Police, armed with 12-gauge riot guns, launched “Operation Bird Kill” at City Hall.  The hunt, which began at 2:30 a.m. was designed to drive the cowbirds away from City Hall after they had become a nuisance, both noisy and unsanitary.

1963kennedy
Scheduled dedication ceremonies for the new John F. Kennedy High School have been postponed by the Edgewood School District.
President and Mrs. John F. Kennedy visited San Antonio where he dedicated the Aerospace Medical Health Center at Brooks Air Force Base. He promised to return and dedicate the school at a later date. (He would be assassinated in Dallas the following day.)

1968
Janis Joplin’s scheduled concert in the Hemisfair Theater of the Performing Arts with Shiva’s Headband and Winter is cancelled.

 

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