May 3 in San Antonio history…

1932
Rather than charge an admission fee to the Witte Memorial Museum, the building will be open to the public only four hours a day and staff salaries temporarily will be cut in half, it was decided today.

1972
Singer-songwriter Mike Reid performs a Pops concert with the San Antonio Symphony in Convention Center Banquet Hall. Because of his occupation as defensive tackle with the Cincinnati Bengals (1970-1974), he is billed as “The Violent Virtuoso.”  He would later write successful hits for Bonnie Raitt (“I Can’t Make You Love Me”) and Alabama (“Forever’s As Far As I’ll Go.”)

1985
Comedian Eddie Murphy performs at Municipal Auditorium. (right)

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