June 26 in San Antonio history…
Southwestern Bell officials announced that South Texas would soon have two area codes. San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley would remain 512 and Austin, Corpus Christi and Kingsville would receive a new but as yet undetermined designation. The change is slated to take place in late 1992 or early 1993.
[Despite what the article stated, San Antonio’s area code changed to 210 on Nov. 1, 1992]
The Spurs win their first NBA Championship in five games over the New York Knicks. (right)