Thirty-five year-old Kentuckian James Bowie marries 19-year-old Ursula Veramendi in San Fernando Cathedral. Ursula Bowie will die of cholera on Sept. 10, 1833 in Monclova, Mexico. James Bowie will die on March 6, 1836 defending the Alamo.
1918 – World War I
The new American tank, a steam-powered, flame-throwing giant, has been completed in Boston at a cost of $60,000 and was formally christened “America.”
A hamburger stand directly under the ancient Hapsburg coat-of-arms on the old Spanish Governor’s Palace has been ordered removed.