1917- World War I
Due to the recent riot in Houston, a petition asking withdrawal of all negro troops from Texas signed by all the members of the Texas delegation in Congress was presented at the White House today by Senator Morris Sheppard and laid before President Wilson. White House officials did not indicate what action might be expected from the President.
A flood of mail arrived at the mayor’s office protesting the removal of two murals, alleged to depict Communist symbols, from the walls of Municipal Auditorium. The mayor said they would stay down.
Elvis Presley plays the Convention Center Arena for his final San Antonio appearance.