February 11 in San Antonio history…

1921
More than $1 million in gold, silver, currency and securities were hauled from the streets of the downtown district when the Texas State Bank moved from W. Commerce and Soledad to the first floor of the Grayburg Bldg.

1960
The first of 20 new Fiesta “River Pageant” barges made its way down the San Antonio River today on its maiden voyage.  The barges are manufactured by members of the Texas Cavaliers and Jaycees.

19961996
San Antonio hosts the NBA All-Star Game at the Alamodome. Michael Jordan wins the MVP award.

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