First mention of a “horseless carriage” in the Express newspaper. A Locomobile steamer makes an appearance in San Antonio.
1918 – World War I
Camp Travis’ record of no deaths in two days changed yesterday afternoon by the announcement that two Texans and one Oklahoman, all privates, had died of pneumonia.
Hemisfair Arena holds its grand opening with a performance by the Harlem Globetrotters and Washington Generals. Joining the two teams were Bob Hayes, “The World’s Fastest Human,” and a lineup of variety acts that performed before the game and during intermission.