October 12 in San Antonio history…

1906
A statue of the Virgin Mary was erected on the grounds of the Academy of Our Lady of the Lake.

1916tomorrow
San Antonians looked forward to the next day’s football clash between the University of Texas and Oklahoma A&M to be played at League Park (right).

1980
Country-western group Alabama makes their first appearance in San Antonio at the Majestic Theater.  San Antonians evidently had not heard much about them because the crowd was estimated at between 100 and 200 people.

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