1918 – World War I
Lt. Douglas Campbell and Lt. Alan Winslow of the 94th Aero Squadron downed two German aircraft. These are the first victories ever scored by an American unit.
Owing to the prospect of unfavorable weather and the fact that it has been impossible to connect up the pump with the well at Lambert’s Beach to insure an adequate supply of water for the pool, the formal opening of Brackenridge Park has been postponed one week.
Museo Alameda, the first affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, opens at the corner of Market and Santa Rosa streets.