1918 – World War I
A giant service flag containing about 300 stars, representing the contribution of the Main Avenue High School’s former students to the country’s service will be presented to the school at 3 o’clock this afternoon by the high school’s Parent-Teacher Association.
A railroad engineer slammed on the brakes of his 100-car freight train today, derailing two of the cars — to save the life of Melicio Cruz, a 98-year-old San Antonio man. Patrolman James Engel, said it appeared Cruz, who had wandered away from his family that afternoon, was making his way across the tracks on Lombrano, when he grew weak and could not go on.
UTSA announces the creation of their intercollegiate athletic program.