September 23 in San Antonio history…

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The new underground restaurant in the Gunter Hotel – The Caveteria – opens today. (photo courtesy of the UTSA Zintgraff collection)

1960
North Star Mall opens at the corner of San Pedro and Loop 410.

1966
Former Brackenridge star Warren McVea catches a 99-yard touchdown pass for the Houston Cougars in their game against Washington State.  This is the first football game ever played on Astroturf and still the longest touchdown pass in University of Houston history.

 

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