January 10 in San Antonio history…

1910
Food products in the city have been undergoing scrutiny of state pure food inspectors. Taft whisky, alcohol flavored and colored with tobacco, has been confiscated.

1950
San Antonio’s second television station, KEYL, goes on the air with a test pattern, broadcasting on Channel 5, at noon today. Regular programming begins on February 1. The station is operated by the San Antonio Television Company.   (KEYL will later change its call letters to KGBS and then KENS.)

1954Express & News
The staffs of the San Antonio Express (morning) and San Antonio News (afternoon) publish their first combined paper, the San Antonio Express & News Sunday Edition.  The two newspapers will officially merge 30 years later, in 1984.

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