October 24 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
Germany, through her ambassador, Count von Kernstorff, today asked the United States not to take a final stand on the sinking of the White Star liner Arabic until all the facts were known. It was the first word from Germany since the disaster.

1960
The epic John Wayne movie The Alamo has its world premiere at the Woodlawn Theater on Fredricksburg Road in San Antonio.

1972
Muhammad Ali fights an exhibition match in Municipal Auditorium.

2013bookmobile
After decades of delivering books to underserved areas, the San Antonio Public Library’s Bookmobile (right) makes its last run along San Antonio’s streets.

 

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