March 4 in San Antonio history…

1836
Santa Anna gathers his officers for a council of war. It is decided that when the final assault in the Alamo takes place, that they will take no prisoners. The time for the assault will be determined tomorrow. Having been consolidated into two batteries, the Mexican artillery, is brought to within 200 yards of the compound. More Texian reinforcements arrive in the late hours.

1923scan0048
Louis Santikos opens the Palace Theater at 212 Losoya (right).

1954
The Municipal Auditorium presents a concert featuring Billy Eckstine, Ruth Brown, The Clovers and Johnny Hodges.

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