July 15 in San Antonio history…

1917
After its selection training site for the Ninetieth (Texas-Oklahoma) Division of the army, Camp Wilson is renamed Camp Travis, in honor of Alamo hero William B. Travis.

1938texans
“The Texans” starring Randolph Scott, Joan Bennett and Walter Brennan, has its world premiere at the Majestic Theater (right).

1995
The Texans, San Antonio’s new Canadian Football League franchise, lose their home opener in the Alamodome to the Baltimore Stallions, 28-23.

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