April 20 in San Antonio history…

1891
President Benjamin Harrison visits San Antonio during the inaugural Fiesta San Jacinto. He is the first President to visit the Alamo City.

1946
Three P-80 Shooting Star jet fighters land at Kelly Field after a 1,200 mile trip.

1967skipper
“Skipper,” the performing dolphin, is performing four shows daily at 1:00. 3:00, 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. in Wonderland Mall.  “El Curro” is performing two shows daily at 4:00 and 6:00 p.m (right).

1985
Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winning composer, Marvin Hamlisch, performs at the Lila Cockrell Theater.
(Hamlisch won an Emmy in 1995 to complete his EGOT requirements.)

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