January 4 in San Antonio history…
After a three-day delay due to icy conditions, the Alamo Bowl (right) is played in Alamo Stadium: Hardin Simmons 20, Denver 0. Game only draws a crowd of 3,730 spectators. The temperature never gets above 26 degrees.
John Lang Sinclair, alumnus of the University of Texas and author of “The Eyes of Texas,” dies and is buried in Alamo Masonic Cemetery. Items relating to the life of John L. Sinclair may be found in the DRT Library on the Alamo grounds.