Wings, the 1927 silent film and first Academy Award Best Picture winner, was filmed in San Antonio at Kelly Field.
San Pedro Springs Park is the oldest park in Texas and the second oldest park in the United States.
The first public demonstration of barbed wire took place outside the Menger Hotel in 1876.
Speaking of the Menger, its the oldest continuously operating hotel west of the Mississippi River.
President Lyndon B. Johnson married Lady Bird Johnson at downtowns St. Marks Episcopal Church on November 17, 1934. They had been dating for only 10 weeks.
Courtesy of LBJ Library
While he was stationed at Fort Sam Houston, would-be President Dwight D. Eisenhower coached football for St. Louis College, which is now St. Marys University.
Woody Harrelsons father, Charles Harrelson assassinated U.S. District Judge John H. Wood, Jr. in a parking lot outside his home in San Antonio. It was the first assassination of a federal judge in the 20th century.