1917 – World War I
Major General Henry Trueman Allen, assigned as commander of Camp Travis, is expected to report for duty about the middle of next week. General Allen is well known to many officers at the post, having been stationed at Fort Bliss, in this department, as colonel of the Thirteenth cavalry. No word has been received at Fort Sam Houston as to General Parker’s successor as department commander.
The Edwards Aquifer reaches its lowest recorded level at 612.5 feet.
Fleetwood Mac comes to the Convention Center to promote their new album “Tusk.” Rocky Burnette, whose cousin Billy would later join Fleetwood Mac in 1991, opened the show.