November 18 in San Antonio history…

1928
The Fox Company retail store at 209 Alamo Plaza is destroyed by fire resulting in $150,000 damage and the death of a night watchman.  The film developing and mail order business of the Fox Company at 1734 Broadway is not affected.

1955
Count Basie & His Orchestra, The George Shearing Quintet, Ruth Brown, T-Bone Walker, The Jacks, The Orioles,  and Joe Williams play a concert in Municipal Auditorium

1977
Eddie Money comes to San Antonio for the first time, opening for the J. Geils Band at Municipal Auditorium.

 

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