Gen. William Jenkins Worth, veteran of the War of 1812 and the Mexican War, dies of cholera in San Antonio. Fort Worth was named for him on November 14, 1849.
1918 – World War I
A central fire house is being erected at Kelly Field, near post headquarters, just off the Frio City road. Two small fire houses are also being erected as a part of the plan to put the Field on the fire protection basis that applies to a city the size of the field.
The Mission branch of the San Antonio Library, in the location of the Mission Drive-In theater, holds its grand opening.