November 1 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
It was formally announced today that the marriage of President Wilson and Mrs. Norman Galt  will take place “near the close of December” and it will be a private ceremony at her home in Washington.

1946
San Antonio’s first frequency modulated (FM) radio station, KYFM, hits the airwaves.  It is owned and operated by the Express Publishing Company.

1992
San Antonio’s telephone area code changes from 512 to 210.

2002
The new $190 million SBC Center opens with the Spurs defeating the Toronto Raptors, 91-72, in front of a sold-out crowd of 18,787.  The Raptors score an NBA-record low six points in the fourth quarter.  George Strait performs a sold-out show in the new arena the following night.

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