December 11 in San Antonio history…

1915
San Antonio’s first and only skating rink has been opened at what was formerly the Soledad Theater.

1921
Louis Santikos opens the Rialto Theater with “Camille” starring Rudolph Valentino and Nazimova.

1949
WOAI-TV hits the airwaves. It begins broadcasting at 4:45 p.m. and signs off at 8 p.m.  It is the first television station in San Antonio.

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