October 11 in San Antonio history…

1929 
Preliminary surveys for construction of a new airport to be known as Grosvenor Field have been started by the Southern Air Transport Co. The new field is situated on a tract just east of Mayfield Blvd.

1984
The Go-Go’s play Convention Center Arena.  A Flock of Seagulls opens the show.

1986
Southwest High School quarterback Ty Detmer breaks Tommy Kramer’s city record of 54 career touchdown passes in a 47-0 drubbing of Memorial High School.  Detmer also broke the record of five touchdown passes in a game with seven, most yards passing with 435 (breaking his previous record of 430), and setting the state record for career passing yardage with 6,245, breaking Gary Kubiak’s record of 6,190.

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