October 25 in San Antonio history…

1939
The River Beautification Project, with Robert Hugman as architect, breaks ground.  This project creates the San Antonio Riverwalk as we know it today.

1994
Astronaut Jim Lovell signs copies of his new book Lost Moon at the Marriott Rivercenter at the third annual Book & Author Luncheon, sponsored by the St. Luke’s Hospital Foundation and the San Antonio Express-News.   Director Ron Howard is already hard at work on a “major motion picture” with Tom Hanks firmly cast in Lovell’s role.

1996
The Regal Fiesta 16 theater at DeZavala & IH-10 holds its grand opening, despite having only 10 completed screens.

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