November 5 in San Antonio history…

1868
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.

1901Lohengrin_5Nov1901
The Metropolitan Opera Company of New York performs Lohengrin at the Grand Opera House (right).

1990
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.

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