January 21 in San Antonio history…

1924Sousa_1924
John Phillip Sousa, the King of the Marches, brings his 100-piece band for a concert in Beethoven Hall.

1957
KONO-TV Channel 12 (later KSAT) begins regular programming with Eisenhower’s second inauguration.

2003 & 2006
Two San Antonio hotels hold grand openings on this date:  Hotel Valencia in 2003 and Hotel Contessa in 2006.

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