March 24 in San Antonio history…

1904
The Empire Theater announced a new electric fan system and uniformed boys to distribute ice water to audiences.

1950
Art Linkletter brings his “People Are Funny” show to the stage of Municipal Auditorium.  The show is sponsored by the Alamo Kiwanis Club and proceeds go to benefit the club’s junior sports program.

1966
The groundbreaking is held for the South Texas Medical School and Bexar County Teaching Hospital (later renamed The University of Texas Health Science Center and University Hospital.)

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