September 23 in San Antonio history…

1918 – World War I
Today begins “Old Clothes Week,” a clothing drive sponsored by the Red Cross to aid those in Belgium and France in need of clothing.  The quota for San Antonio is 12,000 pounds (6 tons) of clothes.

1960
North Star Mall opens at the corner of San Pedro and Loop 410. (above)
(photo courtesy of the San Antonio Express-News “From the Vault” blog)

2002
KMOL-TV (Channel 4) returns to their pre-1975 call letters of WOAI-TV.

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