The first of two great hurricanes to hit the Texas port city of Indianola come ashore. When the damage is done, only eight buildings are left undamaged and fatalities are estimated at 150 to 300 dead.
Two monorail trains collide at Hemisfair, killing one person and injuring 47 (right).
(Photo by Bob Weston)
At the San Antonio Zoo, a gorilla named Mopie attacks zookeeper Rick Estrada, nearly biting off his leg.