December 20 in San Antonio history…

1910Yes, Virginia
The San Antonio Light and Gazette reprints Virginia O’Hanlon’s letter (right) that originally appeared in the New York Sun in 1897.  “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.”

1975
The fire department begins purchasing all new vehicles in lime green paint instead of red.

2006
Santikos multiplex Palladium 20-screen & IMAX theater holds soft opening.

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