1918 – World War I
Some San Antonio businesses have been ignoring or refusing to obey the orders of the government regarding special lighting reductions on Sunday and Thursday nights. Further failure to obey this law will be followed by prosecutions, including up to a fine of $5000 or a penitentiary sentence of one year.
Former President Lyndon B. Johnson is transported by airplane from his Johnson City ranch to Brooke Army General Hospital where he is pronounced dead on arrival.
About 100 people under five feet tall marched in the cold from HemisFair Plaza to City Hall to protest the prejudice of Randy Newman’s song “Short People.” The “Puny People Protest Parade” was staged by radio station KTSA.