The Viceroy declares that the Villa San Fernando, the Presidio San Antonio, and the grounds of the old Mission de Valero are all to be incorporated together under the name San Antonio de Bexar.
In the most famous shootout in San Antonio history, King Fisher (left) and Ben Thompson (right) are killed at the Vaudeville Theatre located at the northwest corner of Commerce and Soledad streets. The location will be referred to as “The Fatal Corner” for years thereafter.
1918 – World War I
The local food administration is receiving complains that many San Antonio women are going from store to store, stocking up on sugar. “The retailers are allowed to sell but five pounds of sugar to a customer – and that not every day either,” states Mrs. Roy Campbell of the advisory board.