October 26 in San Antonio history…
Over protests of one commissioner who wanted the new coliseum to be named for a deceased war hero, it was named in honor of Joe Freeman today. The official name is Joe Freeman Bexar County Coliseum.
Singer/songwriter James Taylor performs in San Antonio for the first time – at Municipal Auditorium – in support of his latest album, “Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon.”
Bob Dylan performs at Sunken Garden Theater with Creed Taylor and the Travelers.