1917 – World War I
Today is a state and federal holiday. It’s “Liberty Loan Day” to encourage people to buy war bonds as part of the Second Liberty Loan program.
The epic John Wayne movie The Alamo has its world premiere at the Woodlawn Theater on Fredricksburg Road in San Antonio.
After decades of delivering books to underserved areas, the San Antonio Public Library’s Bookmobile makes its last run along San Antonio’s streets.