December 5 in San Antonio history…

1932
Injuries sustained in a highway accident near Schulenburg caused the death of Mrs. Nettie Houston Bringhurst, 403 Cleveland Court, Alamo Heights, last living daughter of Gen. Sam Houston, hero of the Texas Revolution.

1965
The San Antonio Lee Volunteeers advance to the State Class 4A Semifinals with a 26-21 win over Corsicana at Austin.

1990
Ground is broken on the Alamodome, located on the former Alamo Iron Works site and adjacent property, on the east side of Interstate 37 and across from the HemisFair Park area.

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