January 16 in San Antonio history…

1928
The Bluebonnet Hotel at St. Mary’s and Pecan streets opens for business.

1957 
San Antonio’s newest television station, KONO-TV Channel 12, goes on the air for the first time with a test pattern. Regular broadcasting to begin on the 21st.

1980
“The Biggest Cowboy Boots in the World,” 40 feet high and 30 feet long and designed by Bob “Daddy-O” Wade in 1979, are assembled in front of North Star Mall facing Loop 410.

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