June 9 in San Antonio history…

1926
Mayor Tobin outlined plans to convert the downtown river into a veritable fairyland, rivaling in beauty the canals of Venice.

1932
The Southwestern Bell Telephone people are busy planning a campaign for the event they call the Big Conversion. They are getting ready to switch over to the dial telephone system.

2004
In his first appearance in the Alamo city since 1983, Prince plays the SBC Center.

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