Rt. Reverend Anthony Dominic Pelicer is installed at San Fernando Cathedral as first Bishop of San Antonio (he was buried in this cathedral April 17, 1880.)
Nearly all the bawdy houses in the city will give Christmas dinners to their “guests” and two have issued printed invitations, sending them to nearly every young man in the city.
1917 – World War I
The government has ordered that officers may no longer purchase clothing from the quartermaster’s department. They must purchase through the open market which will more than double the cost of purchases.