The first flight in a military airplane occurred at Fort Sam Houston by Lt. Benjamin Foulois, flying Army Aeroplane #1.
1918 – World War I
Daily noon church services are being held in the Majestic Theater. (Not the current Majestic Theater.) “Only penitence, sacrifice and prayer can win the war.”
After the three-alarm fire that devastated their 311 W. Commerce location, longtime men’s clothiers Penner’s reopens as a temporary store in the Frost Bank Building, just down the street thanks to a telephone call from board chairman Tom Frost. “I might as well call it a donation,” say Max Penner of the temporary location, for which he says he is paying only a “token” rent. “We can never forget him.”