November 26 in San Antonio history…

1890
The first regular trip in San Antonio of an electric motor car was made on the Alamo Electric Street Railway Company’s track from Navarro Street to the International Fair Grounds, south of the city (Thompson-Houston system).  Since the date, all the main street car lines adopted electric motor cars of this and the Sprague system, replacing mule-drawn streetcars.

1975
That “Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” ZZTop, plays a concert in Convention Center Arena.  The Ramiro Cervera Orchestra opens the show.

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