July 21 in San Antonio history…

1849
San Antonio Lodge No. 11, International Order of Odd Fellows organized (second secret society in San Antonio).

1936
Thomas “Fats” Waller plays a concert in the Colored Library Auditorium.

1981whorehouse
More than 50 people wearing black arm bands and carrying a casket marched from Travis Park and in front of the Majestic Theater protesting the play “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.”  The march was called “The Death of Morality March” and was led by Rev. Joe H. West, pastor of Town East Baptist Church and vice president of the Moral Majority in Texas.

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