January 6 in San Antonio history…

1906
Boerne State Bank opens for business.  It is purchased by San Antonio’s National Bank of Commerce on February 7, 1986.  It is converted to a national bank under the name NBC Bank – Boerne on April 30, 1988.

1951
All denominations will be able to hear Dr. Billy Graham, nationally known evangelist, when he speaks at the Municipal Auditorium Thursday evening, according to Dr. Perry F. Webb, local chairman.

1979
The 52-year-old Municipal Auditorium is gutted by fire. The cause of the blaze is attributed to a discarded cigarette.

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