September 20 in San Antonio history…

1915
The police department began preparing their property for movement to new headquarters on Market Street.

1927
After deliberating 23 minutes, a jury here fixed punishment for Pete McKenzie, slayer of Detective Sam Street, at death, making this the country’s swiftest murder trial.

1940
Alamo Stadium, affectionately nicknamed “The Rockpile,” is completed and dedicated. (right)

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