The first passenger train (Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio) arrives in the city. The public celebrates with a torchlight parade.
1918 – World War I
Silently eloquent, a new flag hangs over the doorway of the Church of the Sacred Heart of Mary on Prospect Hill. It is a service flag with seventeen starts on the red-bordered ground of the flag.
Inebriated rocker Ozzy Osbourne causes a scandal after urinating on the Alamo cenotaph while wearing a dress. He is arrested and charged with public intoxication. Later that evening, after posting $40 bail, he performs in concert with UFO and Starfighters in front of 14,500 fans in the Arena.
A few days later, city councilman Bernardo Eureste asks, “Could we have a resolution to forbid this dude from coming back into town?” Guitarist Randy Rhoads would die in a plane crash exactly one month later, on March 19, 1982.