December 21 in San Antonio history…
Snow falls on San Antonio! The town of Clifton, near Waco, receives 24 inches, still the greatest amount of snow ever to fall in Texas. The Alamo city receives a paltry 2.9 inches of the white stuff.
Southwestern Bell raises the price of a pay phone call from 10 cents to 20 cents statewide. The 10 cent rate had been in effect since 1957.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra makes the first of their annual holiday trips to San Antonio and performs in Municipal Auditorium.