November 5 in San Antonio history…
The cornerstone of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church is laid. The church would be nicknamed “St. Joske’s” in the future because of the department store built around it.
The Metropolitan Opera Company of New York performs Lohengrin at the Grand Opera House (right).
Ground is broken on the Alamodome, located on the former Alamo Iron Works site and adjacent property, on the east side of Interstate 37 and across from the HemisFair Park area.