1918 – World War I
Plans for the enforcement of Provost General Crowder’s “work or fight” regulations, call on all citizens to report to the nearest local draft board names of men within the draft age who are habitually idle or who are employed non-productively.
The city council and City Manager Reynolds Andricks in a closed meeting today virtually wiped out the library board, selected a new corporation court judge and picked a replacement member of the Fire and Police Civil Service Commission. Veteran Chairman M. M. Harris, trustee of the library board for 33 years, got the axe. He was scratched, reports indicated, because of a letter he wrote to Andricks in which the new administration was criticized. That letter was introduced by Andricks at the session.
Hemisfair celebrates “Ed White Day,” to commemorate the life of San Antonio astronaut Edward White Jr., killed in the Apollo I fire. Mrs. White and her children, Bonnie and Eddie, participate in a ceremony and are given Hemisfair souvenirs.