October 23 in San Antonio history…

1914
The Braender Bulldog (right), the famous race car driven by Billy Chandler in the recent Indianapolis 500 auto race, is on display in the Gunter Hotel.

1918 – World War I
Construction on the $237,420 additional improvement to the base hospital at Fort Sam Houston was begun this morning.

1993
The first college football game is played in the Alamodome.  Texas defeats SMU, 37-10.

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