November 14 in San Antonio history…
Harry Houdini escapes from a locked crate on the stage of the (old) Majestic Theater.
With science predicting that half of America will be living in trailers within the next 15 years, San Antonio was at the start of a record-breaking tourist season and the title “Highway gypsy capital of the U.S.”
Waylon Jennings brings his Country & Western All-Star Show to Convention Center Arena, featuring his wife Jessi Colter, Tompall (Glaser) and the Outlaw Band, and Rusty Weir. These performers, with Willie Nelson replacing Rusty Weir, would be featured on the album “Wanted! The Outlaws” the following year. This was the first country & western album to be certified platinum with sales of one million copies.