November 29 in San Antonio history…

World War I – 1915
Mrs. Sarah Eager has resigned as custodian of the Alamo and her replacement will be selected at the next meeting of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in Austin.

1943
Sale of the Transit Tower for $460,000 to H. B. Zachry, San Antonio and Laredo contractor, was announced by San Antonio Transit Co.

1956
Movie star Clark Gable is spotted in Valerio’s Italian restaurant on Broadway.  It seems he had been in Kerrville on a hunting trip and got a hankering for Italian food.

1963
Linus Baer and the Lee Volunteers outlast Warren McVea and the Brackenridge Eagles, 55-48, in what would later be voted the greatest football game ever played in San Antonio.

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