June 25 in San Antonio history…

1917 – World War I
Katherine Stinson, the San Antonio aviatrix, completed her Red Cross flight from Buffalo to Washington D.C. when she arrived late this afternoon. Miss Stinson was received by a large crowd of Red Cross officials who escorted her to the office of Secretary of the Treasury McAdoo, to whom she presented the first check from Buffalo for the Red Cross.

1971
The Doobie Brothers make their debut in San Antonio at Joe Freeman Coliseum with Mother Earth and Giant Smiling Dog.

1997
The Spurs select Tim Duncan, a 6′ 11″ forward from Wake Forest University, with the #1 pick in the NBA Draft.

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