January 4 in San Antonio history..

1909
The St. Anthony Hotel opened for business. After its 1936 expansion, it will become one of the first hotels in the world to get central air conditioning.

1946
County commissioners today named four men as an advisory commission for the proposed county agricultural and livestock coliseum. They were: Perry Kallison, W. J. Kothman, Perry Shankle and Joe Freeman.

1947
After a three-day delay due to icy conditions, the Alamo Bowl (right) is played in Alamo Stadium:  Hardin Simmons 20, Denver 0. Game only draws a crowd of 3,730 spectators. The temperature never gets above 26 degrees.

 

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