September 19 in San Antonio history…

1880
The first issue of the San Antonio Daily Times is published.  It takes over from the San Antonio Herald.

1947
San Antonio’s first recognized collegiate football team since the days of St. Mary’s Rattlers makes its opening appearance tonight as Trinity University faces Hardin-Simmons at Alamo Stadium

1983
A new $15 million-plus, high-rise Holiday Inn is now under construction near the junction of Interstates 10 & 410 on the city’s Northwest Side, it was announced today.  The 11-story hotel, due to be completed in January 1985, is being built by Safari Management in partnership with Tom E. Turner Co. and San Antonio attorney Jack Guenther.

 

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