May 31 in San Antonio history…

1917 – World War I
The San Antonio newspapers report that Miss Katherine Stinson has returned to the city after spending the winter flying in Japan and China.

1968
Randy’s Rodeo holds its grand opening featuring Johnny Bush.  Legendary acts such as Rush, U2 and the Sex Pistols would all play their first San Antonio gigs at Randy’s.

1999
Sean Elliott hits the “Memorial Day Miracle” 3-point shot with 9.9 seconds remaining to lift the Spurs over the Portland Trailblazers, 86-85, in game two of the series.

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