January 21 in San Antonio history…

1883
Former City Marshal Ben Thompson is acquitted in District Court for the murder of Vaudeville Theater owner Jack Harris.

1957
KONO-TV Channel 12 (later KSAT) begins regular programming with Eisenhower’s second inauguration.

1999solo
Sixty-three years after Isadore Brenner opened the store as “Brenner’s” on Soledad Street, longtime San Antonio discount store Solo Serve files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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