At the Siege of Bexar, General Martin Perfecto de Cos, brother-in-law of Santa Anna, surrenders the city to General Burleson, commander of the Texian Army.
The city’s first F.W. Woolworth & Co. store opens at the corner of Houston & Alamo streets (right).
1917 – World War I
Five deaths from pneumonia occurred among Camp Travis soldiers yesterday and today, according to announcement at the office of the division sanitary inspector. Four are from Texas and one from Oklahoma.