June 26 in San Antonio history…

1915
The Soledad Roof outdoor movie theater opens “on the banks of the San Antonio River where cool breezes blow.”  Along with motion pictures – music, dancing and live entertainment is offered. The rooftop theater is located on top of the building that would later house Solo Serve downtown.

1963
Postmaster Dan Quill said the “master” number of the new ZIP code designations for San Antonio is 782.

19991999 champs
The San Antonio Spurs win their first NBA championship with a game five victory over the New York Knicks (right).

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