$ 18.95

San Antonio 365: On This Day In History by David Martin Davies & Yvette D. Benavides

Trinity University Press

$ 18.95
Regular price $ 18.95

Order San Antonio 365 now and we'll ship it with a vintage 1968 Hemisfair Ride Ticket! San Antonio 365: On This Day In History tells one story a day in the history of the Alamo City, from popular lore to lesser-known events critical to understanding its people and culture. The result is a treasure trove of remarkable tales highlighting small ripples that created big waves in the region’s history. 

For example, did you know that: 

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid reportedly threw their "Wild Bunch" one last hurrah at Madame Fannie porter's San Antonio brothel? 
  • J. Frank Dobie's writing was instrumental in saving the Texas longhorn from extinction? 
  • Tom Slick, the founder of SWRI, was passionate about proving the existence of Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster?
  • Johnny Cash courted and married his first wife, Vivian Liberto, while he was stationed at Lackland Air Force base?
  • The band R.E.M filmed the music video for "Everybody Hurts" on I-10 between Fredericksburg Road and Colorado Street?  


San Antonio 365 is authored by Our Lady of the Lake University creative writing professor Yvette D. Benavides and Texas Public Radio's David Martin Davies (host of The Source) will leave you with a fascinating daily tidbit about the Alamo City.

Order San Antonio 365 now and we'll ship it with a vintage 1968 Hemisfair Ride Ticket! San Antonio 365: On This Day In History tells one story a day in the history of the Alamo City, from popular lore to lesser-known events critical to understanding its people and culture. The result is a treasure trove of remarkable tales highlighting small ripples that created big waves in the region’s history. 

For example, did you know that: 

  • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid reportedly threw their "Wild Bunch" one last hurrah at Madame Fannie porter's San Antonio brothel? 
  • J. Frank Dobie's writing was instrumental in saving the Texas longhorn from extinction? 
  • Tom Slick, the founder of SWRI, was passionate about proving the existence of Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster?
  • Johnny Cash courted and married his first wife, Vivian Liberto, while he was stationed at Lackland Air Force base?
  • The band R.E.M filmed the music video for "Everybody Hurts" on I-10 between Fredericksburg Road and Colorado Street?  


San Antonio 365 is authored by Our Lady of the Lake University creative writing professor Yvette D. Benavides and Texas Public Radio's David Martin Davies (host of The Source) will leave you with a fascinating daily tidbit about the Alamo City.