1918 – World War I
Russia’s national flag will be red from now on with the inscription “Российская Советская Федеративная Социалистическая Республика” or “Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic” written in white.
The impending visit of the famed Hilton Siamese twins, Violet and Daisy, to their former home city of San Antonio, revives memories of perhaps the most bizarre civil trial in Bexar County history.
The “Brackenridge Eagle” miniature train begins operation in Brackenridge Park. This is a “soft opening.” 35,000 passengers will ride the train before the grand opening is held on June 14.