July 14 in San Antonio history…

1930
The Sunken Garden Theatre is dedicated and opened with a performance of “The Bohemian Girl” by the San Antonio Civic Opera.

1950
The Municipal Auditorium hosts a show called “The Hayloft Hoedown,” which features Bill Lister, The Hungry Mountain Boys, Bill Shoemette, Del Dunbar, Jimmie Geise & the Music Makers, The Texas Hillbillies featuring the Hill Bros., Goldie Hill and little 8 year-old Douglas Sahm.

1972
Demolition of Fox Tech high school has begun. The 70-year-old buildings will be replaced with a $5 million, 3-000-student complex slated for completion in the fall of 1974. Tech students will go to Brackenridge High School while the work is under way.  Construction starts in October.

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