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January 4 in San Antonio history...

1833
San Antonian William Tobin equaled William Tell’s achievement by shooting an apple off the cranium of Thomson Green of New York – a close friend.  The distance was thirty feet.

1947alamo_bowl
After a three-day delay due to icy conditions, the Alamo Bowl (right) is played in Alamo Stadium:  Hardin Simmons 20, Denver 0. Game only draws a crowd of 3,730 spectators. The temperature never gets above 26 degrees.

1976
San Antonio fans of the Dallas Cowboys are ecstatic as the Cowboys defeat the Los Angeles Rams, 37-7, to clinch a berth in Super Bowl X - their third Super Bowl appearance in six years.

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