May 26 in San Antonio history…

1917 – World War I
The Menger Hotel offers “Old Glory Night,” a night dedicated to the military, with dinner and music.

1923
The Travis Building and Robert E. Lee Hotel are opened.

1933
San Antonio resident, Jimmie Rodgers, “The Singing Brakeman” dies at the Taft Hotel in New York.

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