The San Antonio Daily Herald newspaper ceases publication.
1918 – World War I
The Fatherless Children of France Committee in San Antonio establishes a booth in the St. Anthony Hotel selling items to raise funds for French babies orphaned by the war.
Pvt. Ralph Watson chose Friday the 13th to make his 13th parachute jump at Kelly Field but the Kelly commander, Lt. Col. Henry B. Clagett, nixed his plan to push a parachuted black cat from the plane first.